Introduction — On the 20th Anniversary of a Scientific Discovery

  • Maria de Sousa
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 114)


I have suggested to the organizers of the conference that the title of this introduction could be adopted as the subtitle of the session. I shall lead you into my reasons for this request by quoting a short passage taken from the recent Steinbeck’s translation into modern English of Sir Thomas Mallory’s Winchester manuscripts on “The Acts of King Arthur and his noble nights” (1):

“You cannot know a venture from its beginning” Merlin said, “Greatness is born little.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria de Sousa
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Cell EcologySloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer ResearchNew YorkUSA

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