How fruit fly geneticist Tian Xu is transforming the mouse into a genetics workhorse to reveal the causes of human disease.
Geneticist Tian Xu has found a way to make knockout mice quickly and cheaply. By finding genes and discerning their functions, he hopes to find cures for gene-related disease.
During his 13 years as chair, Paul Beeson made internal medicine at Yale one of the best departments in the country. He is remembered for his skill in the laboratory, his compassion for patients and his nurturing of students and residents.