Gene Hunters


60m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Alan Alda meets with gene-hunting scientists, including Nobelist Jim Watson, the Human Genome Project's Eric Lander and developmental geneticist Nancy Hopkins. He also examines a controversial gene therapy project that's attempting to grow new blood vessels in diseased hearts.

Film Details

Also Known As
Scientific American Frontiers (10/23/01)
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Alan Alda meets with gene-hunting scientists, including Nobelist Jim Watson, the Human Genome Project's Eric Lander and developmental geneticist Nancy Hopkins. He also examines a controversial gene therapy project that's attempting to grow new blood vessels in diseased hearts.

Film Details

Also Known As
Scientific American Frontiers (10/23/01)
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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