A Conversation with Dr. Oliver Smithies

On March 30, 2009, the Health Sciences Library hosted Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies for a conversation about information access and scientific research. With a welcome and introduction by Carol Jenkins, HSL Director (1986-2013), the event was moderated by Dr. Tony Waldrop, UNC-CH Vice Chancellor for Research and Development (2001-2010). Over 100 students, faculty, and staff were in attendance, and a Q & A session followed the interview..

Videos from the Event

Complete Interview (1:19:27)

 

Ground breaking discoveries in science (2:21)
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Encouragement in his scientific journey (2:32)
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Keeping a balance in life (1:22)
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Altering genes in humans (:54)
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Stem cell ethics (1:13)
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Winning the Nobel Prize (3:27)
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