Catherine Brady

Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres

Catherine Brady

Talk: Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres

Catherine Brady tells the story of Elizabeth Blackburn's life and work and the emergence of a new field of scientific research on the specialized ends of chromosomes and the telomerase enzyme that extends them.

Catherine Brady

Catherine Brady is an American short story writer and author of the outstanding story about Elizabeth Blackburn's life.

Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres

In Brady's hands, Blackburn's story reveals much about the tension between pure and applied science, the politicking that makes research science such a competitive field, and the resourceful opportunism that characterizes the best scientific thinking.

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