Lasker Award winner Vale visits a high school class and explains how he became fascinated with molecular motors and how they work. He also describes the experiments that led to his discovery of the motor protein kinesin.
Ron Vale is a professor at the University of California, San Francisco and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His lab combines cell biological and biophysical approaches to understand spatial organization, movement, and signaling within cells. Vale is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a winner of the 2012 Lasker… Continue Reading