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Phillip A. Sharp

Phillip A. Sharp

Phillip A. Sharp

Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp is an Institute Professor (highest rank) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), co-founder of Biogen, Inc., and founder of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He discusses his own pursuits in science, from his past accomplishments to his vision for the future of biotechnology with Jenni Laidman, a freelance writer specializing in science and medicine. A native of Kentucky, Dr. Sharp talks about growing up on a farm in Pendleton County and how he learned the value of hard work and to keep moving forward. His early education took place entirely in the public schools of Pendleton County, where he first gained his appreciation of math and science.
S1 E7 Length 58:46 Premiere: 11.5.18

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Season 1

Vicki Phillips - Public Education: Unbridled or Unraveling?

S1 E10 Length 48:47 Premiere Date 10.2.19

Chuck Brymer: A World of Influence

S1 E9 Length 58:04 Premiere Date 5.25.19

Life of an Olympic Champion

S1 E8 Length 57:02 Premiere Date 5.18.19

Phillip A. Sharp

S1 E7 Length 58:46 Premiere Date 11.5.18

Junior Bridgeman Interview with Daniel and Evan Roth

S1 E2 Length 57:40 Premiere Date 6.4.17

The Booth Sisters

S1 E1 Length 56:19 Premiere Date 3.7.17

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