Peter Walter talks about science and art as he shares with us some of the wonderful pieces of art he has created and the stories behind them. He loves the balance between the intellectual exercise of doing science and the hands-on activities of wood and metal working.
About the interviewer: David Pincus was a graduate student in the Tetrad program at UCSF. He is currently a Fellow at the Whitehead Institute.
As well as being a skilled artisan, Peter Walter is Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. His lab studies how cells regulate the quantity of their organelles and how proteins localize to the right place within a cell. Walter is also a… Continue Reading