The Science of the Matter

Episode 1 of the Science of the Matter podcast series is out now! You will get to know Professor Emeritus Kari Kivirikko. He was part of the origin story of how proline hydroxylation acts as the molecular switch governing the cell’s adaptation to hypoxia. Professor Kivirikko shares with us how it was done. He tells the tale of collaboration and shares his best advice to young researchers.

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