Dr. Denise Wolf tells the story of her serendipitous path from electrical engineering to precision oncology research, and why studying something interesting was not enough.
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E4: Who is the Honey Badger?
1:00:43Kenneth L. Scott was a cancer genomics researcher for NCI’s Cancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD2) program and a professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Also, he wanted to be a honey badger. Colleagues and friends discuss Ken’s grand vision for precision oncology, his experience with rare cancer, and his unique relationship with the honey badger.
E3: Family Portraits
37:06Research is hard. Having a family is hard. Cancer researchers at different stages of their lives—in terms of both family and career—discuss their struggles, achievements, and outlook.
E2: Another Shot on Goal
32:06Dr. Denise Wolf tells the story of her serendipitous path from electrical engineering to precision oncology research, and why studying something interesting was not enough.
E1: My First Genomic Study
32:46In the mid-1990s, the idea of a genome-scale study seemed impossible or even crazy to some. Dr. Lou Staudt (director of NCI’s Center for Cancer Genomics) talks about putting together one of the first cancer genomic studies for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and building the “Lymphochip” microarray.
Trailer: Personal Genomics Podcast
2:11Welcome to Personal Genomics, a podcast from the Center for Cancer Genomics at the National Cancer Institute. In upcoming episodes, you’ll hear personal stories from researchers about what really motivates them to work in one of the most complex areas of cancer research. Listen to our trailer to get a taste of what’s to come.