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Two Basic Scientists Walk into a Translational Space

Two Basic Scientists Walk into a Translational Space

When John Schiller first joined Douglas Lowy's lab at the National Cancer Institute of the NIH, he could have not predicted that their common interest in the molecular biology of oncogenes would set them in path for discoveries that ultimately enabled the development of a vaccine for the human papillomavirus, which causes the majority of cervical cancers worldwide. John and Doug, the recipients of the 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Award, have joined Cell editor João Monteiro in a Conversation about science, public health, and the joys and challenges of being basic scientists in a translational space. Annotated excerpts from this conversation are presented below.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(17)30948-0

DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.08.023

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