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Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD

"...a lot of people will advise you. On the one hand you want to listen, and on the other hand you want to test it and say, ‘Okay, is this really making sense, or is it just that somebody I really respect said this?’”"

After winning the Nobel Prize molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, sat down with UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, to discuss the elusive goal of work-life balance and the importance of following one’s passions .

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Blackburn Gets Personal, Reflects on Path Leading Up to Nobel Prize

A week after being named UCSF’s—and her native Australia’s—first woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, sat down with UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, to discuss the elusive goal of work-life balance and the importance of following one’s passions and making time for “intense relaxation.”

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