David Botstein: An Integrated Science Curriculum at Princeton

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Dr. Botstein explains why and how he and a group of faculty from Princeton University designed and implemented an introductory undergraduate curriculum that integrates biology, physics, chemistry and computer science courses and emphasizes quantitative research.

About this speaker
David Botstein has been the Director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University since 2003. Prior to this he was a professor at MIT and Stanford and Vice President-Science at Genentech. Botstein is well known for breakthroughs in gene mapping and genomic analysis techniques. Botstein is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences amongst other honors.

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