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Meselson Featured in Conversations in Genetics Video Series

Meselson Featured in Conversations in Genetics Video Series

MCB faculty member and Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences Matthew Meselson was recently interviewed for the Genetics Society of America‘s (GSA) Conversations in Genetics series. In the video Meselson, who is interviewed by Mark Ptashne, discusses his work on DNA replication, recombination, mismatch repair and restriction-modification, his recent studies of bdelloid rotifers and his work in biological and chemical arms control and disarmament. Ptashne was Meselson’s first graduate student at Harvard, later becoming Professor and Chair of the Harvard Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology before leaving in 1997 to become Professor of Molecular Biology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.