Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Meet Robert Horvitz

(7:19) H. Robert Horvitz has devoted much of his career to studying the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans. Only 1 mm long and containing fewer than 1000 cells, C. elegans has proved to be remarkably informative for studying many biological problems, including the genetic control of development and behavior and the mechanisms that underlie neurodegenerative disease.

Learn more about Bob Horvitz >>

[Stock footage/images courtesy of the Horvitz Lab @ MIT, Elekta, Bob Goldstein/UNC, istockphoto, National Cancer Institute, pond5, Sputnik Animation, Virtual Worm Project (WormBase & CalTech)]

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Category: Research | Updated 6 months ago

Created
June 26, 2012 10:00
Category
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
2859 times

More from McGovern Institute for Brain Research

2010 Scolnick Prize Lecture: Lily Jan

2010 Scolnick Prize Lecture: Lily Jan

Added 5 years ago | 00:42:39 | 9136 views

Tamar Flash: 2013 McGovern Institute Symposium

Tamar Flash: 2013 McGovern Institut...

Added 2 years ago | 01:23:15 | 1462 views

McGovern 2010 Symposium: Samuel Wang

McGovern 2010 Symposium: Samuel Wang

Added 5 years ago | 00:41:20 | 7880 views

2011 McGovern Symposium: Josh Huang

2011 McGovern Symposium: Josh Huang

Added 4 years ago | 00:00:00 | 8967 views

Understanding the brain basis of autism

Understanding the brain basis of au...

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:35 | 9089 views

2011 Scolnick Prize Lecture: Bruce S. McEwen

2011 Scolnick Prize Lecture: Bruce ...

Added almost 4 years ago | 01:05:00 | 3305 views