Robert A. Weinberg
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Robert A. Weinberg has earned some of the top honors in his field. Most recently, he won the 2006 Landon-AACR Prize for Basic and Translational Cancer Research. He is also a 1997 National Medal of Science awardee.

Weinberg's laboratory discovered the first human oncogene and the first tumor suppressor gene. Today, much of his research focuses on new models of breast cancer development including the stages of tumor invasiveness and metastasis.

He earned his Ph.D. in biology from MIT in 1969, and was one of the Founding Members of the MIT Center for Cancer Research in 1973. He was appointed a professor at MIT in 1982, the same year he joined the Whitehead Institute. Weinberg was named American Cancer Society Research Professor in 1985 and received the Daniel K. Ludwig Professorship for Cancer Research in 1997. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine.


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flag Introduction to Cancer Genetics
as author at  MIT World Series: Fundamentals of Cancer Research,
733 views
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flag How Did We Get Here?
as author at  MIT World: One Host Fits All,
109 views
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flag Lecture 35: Future of Biology
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
490 views
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flag Lecture 32: Molecular Evolution
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
418 views
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flag Lecture 31: Molecular Medicine 1
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
642 views
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flag Lecture 30: Stem Cells/Cloning 2
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
325 views
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flag Lecture 29: Stem Cells/Cloning 1
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
726 views
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flag Lecture 24: AIDS
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
689 views
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flag Lecture 23: Immunology 2
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
1343 views
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flag Lecture 22: Immunology 1
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
4534 views
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flag Lecture 21: Virology/Tumor Viruses
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
956 views
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flag Lecture 20: Cancer
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
2159 views
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flag Lecture 19: Cell Cycle/Signaling
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
2107 views
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flag Lecture 5: Biochemistry 4
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
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flag Lecture 4: Biochemistry 3
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
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flag Lecture 3: Biochemistry 2
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
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flag Lecture 2: Biochemistry 1
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
7343 views
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flag Lecture 1: Introduction to Biology
as author at  MIT 7.012 Introduction to Biology - Fall 2004,
8574 views
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flag How Cancer Begins
as author at  MIT World Host: Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research,
263 views