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Leif Andersson, 2008-05-08

 Item — Box: AV01, miniDV: CSHL1006
Oral History | Leif Andersson
Oral History | Leif Andersson

Scope and Contents

In this interview Leif Andersson discusses the following: LIFE IN SCIENCE: Advice to Young Scientists, Becoming a Scientist, Hobbies, Mentoring

GENOME RESEARCH: Dangers of Genomic Research, Funding Genomic Research, Animal Rights, Disease Resistance, Domestic Animals as Model Organisms, Functional Genomics, Personal Genome Sequencing


  • Creation: 2008-05-08


Conditions Governing Access

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online: Select tapes have been digitized thanks to support from CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant awarded in 2021, these tapes are available for research online via our Oral History Website and in person at CSHL Archives. Please contact CSHL Archives with any questions regarding availability.

Biographical / Historical

Leif Andersson is a professor in Functional Genomics at Uppsala University and guest professor in Molecular Animal Genetics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.

His research group did pioneering work using domestic animals for genetic dissection of monogenic and multifactorial traits. Main research project includes genetic analysis of divergent intercrosses in chicken, horses and pigs. Andersson's group describe the genes and mutations affecting a certain trait and study the mechanism of the genes and regulatory elements affected by the mutations.


1 Cassettes (Camcorder footage) : MiniDV - CSHL1006

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Repository

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