Tom Cech has been on the faculty of the University of Colarado, Boulder for more than 30 years. In 2000, he was named president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and remained in this position until 2009. Currently, his lab investigates the structure and replication of telomeric DNA.
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Tom Cech describes the excitement of doing the experiments that led to the discovery of ribozymes, RNA that can catalyze the cutting and rejoining of chemical bonds. (Talk recorded in October 2010)
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