Phillip A. Sharp
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Description

Phillip A. Sharp received the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Much of Sharp’s scientific work has been conducted at MIT’s Center for Cancer Research, which he joined in 1974 and directed from 1985 to 1991. He subsequently led the Department of Biology from 1991 to 1999. Sharp is co-founder of Biogen, Inc and also co-founder of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.

He earned a B.A. from Union College, KY, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1969.

Sharp has authored more than 300 scientific papers and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. In 2006, he received the National Medal of Science.


Lectures:

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flag Emerging Technologies: The Innovators’ View
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
together with: Padmasree Warrior, Yair Goldfinger, Jay Walker, Iqbal Quadir,
3046 views
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flag The RNAi Revolution
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
4093 views
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flag Leadership in a Complex, Technology-Driven World
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
together with: Rosalind Williams, Robert S. Langer, Robert Metcalfe,
4165 views
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flag Defining the Boundaries: Homeland Security and Its Impact on Scientific Research
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
together with: Jerome I. Friedman,
3424 views