Stanley Joel Korsmeyer (1950-2005)

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Science  06 May 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5723, pp. 803-804
DOI: 10.1126/science.1113842

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Stan Korsmeyer revolutionized the study of oncogenes, cancer, and programmed cell death with his discovery of the oncogene Bcl-2. In a retrospective, Ley discusses the myriad contributions that Stan Korsmeyer made to cell biology while also providing personal insights into this remarkable man.