In this talk, leading genetist Rudolf Jaenisch delivers a clear overview of the challenges facing the cloning, dispelling many of the misconceptions about cloning that are pervasive in popular media.
Professor of Biology
, MIT Founding Member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Jaenisch is one of the founders of transgenic science
transfer to create mouse
models of human disease
). His lab has produced mouse
models leading to new understanding of cancers and various neurological diseases.
He received his doctorate in medicine
from the University of Munich in 1967. He came to the Whitehead from the University of Hamburg in Germany, where he was head of the Department of Tumor Virology
at the Heinrich Pette Institute.