Forging the mRNA Revolution – Katalin Karikó

The Joe Walker Podcast | 1 August 2023 | 2h 03m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Katalin Karikó about her life and biological work researching RNA. Discusses growing up in Hungary, reframing setbacks to remain positive, her introduction to researching RNA, overviews mRNA technology, and goes deep on her collaboration with Drew Weissman that led to mRNA-based vaccines. After recording this episode, Karikó and Weissman won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine, and she released her memoir, Breaking Through: My Life in Science.

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