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 8 months ago

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


Viewed
2344 times

More from McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Introduction to Magnetoencephalography

Introduction to Magnetoencephalography

Added over 3 years ago | 01:54:00 | 9257 views

McGovern 2013 Fall Symposium - Lihong Wang

McGovern 2013 Fall Symposium - Liho...

Added 12 months ago | 00:35:17 | 297 views

Meet Yingxi Lin

Meet Yingxi Lin

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:42 | 6315 views

Meet Ki Goosens

Meet Ki Goosens

Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:19 | 9470 views

Brain confused by visual anomalies

Brain confused by visual anomalies

MIT News

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:26 | 14311 views

McGovern 2013 Fall Symposium - Welcoming Remarks

McGovern 2013 Fall Symposium - Welc...

Added 12 months ago | 00:14:01 | 275 views