Interview with Marcin Kortylewski

Interview with Marcin Kortylewski …………… Marcin Kortylewski, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Immuno-Oncology Beckman Research Institute City of Hope National Medical Center   How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? Rather late, after about ten years of graduate and postdoctoral research on signal transduction and tumor immunology in Poland (PUMS), Germany (RWTH)…

Interview with Peter A. Beal

Interview with Peter A. Beal …………… Peter A. Beal, Ph.D., Professor Department of Chemistry University of California, Davis How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? My interests in therapeutic oligonucleotides can be traced back to my time as an undergraduate student at the University of North Dakota. The professor in my organic…

Interview with Jessica Rouge

Interview with Jessica Rouge …………… Jessica Rouge, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Chemistry Department University of Connecticut How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? One day I participated in a weekend biotechnology class at a community college that was designed for high school students where I ran a gel and learned about DNA –…

Interview with Michael P. Gantier

Interview with Michael P. Gantier …………… Michael P. Gantier, Ph.D. Group leader, Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases, Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne Australia How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? I started my Ph.D. mid 2002 at University College Dublin (UCD), at the time when siRNAs had…