Interview with Dr. William Hahn

William Hahn sitting in an office

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Senior Associate Member
Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Dr. Hahn's research focuses on how cancer forms.  He is interested in the mechanisms that allow cancer cells to reproduce indefinitely, including an enzyme called telomerase.  He also works to develop new model systems to study cancer.  In this interview Dr. Hahn discusses his research and the impact of the human genome project on cancer researchers.

Interview Questions
About Dr. Hahn
(Time: 0min 10sec )
What is a stem cell?
(Time: 1min 36sec )
What is reverse transcriptase?
(Time: 1min 11sec )