June 26, 2020 —
Dr. Collins praises the collaborative efforts of the private and public sectors to find a vaccine for COVID-19. In the interview he says it is comparable to how both sectors worked together on the Human Genome Project, but emphasizes that the urgency for a COVID-19 vaccine is much greater, given the number of people losing their lives to the disease.
May 1, 2020 —
May 1, 2020 – Dr. Collins talks to Dr. David Skorton, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, about the value of basic science and research and balancing research priorities during a pandemic.
February 4, 2020 —
Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold Varmus – three pioneering scientists who have made significant contributions to understanding human health.
December 31, 2019 —
Washington Examiner’s Kimberly Leonard and USA Today’s Jayne O’Donnell join C-SPAN’s Steve Scully to speak to Dr. Collins about a variety of topics ranging from recent advances with gene therapy and precision medicine to marijuana research.
May 15, 2019 —
Dr. Collins and soprano Renée Fleming perform two songs together as part of the J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture focusing on the Sound Health initiative and the intersections of music and science.
April 12, 2019 —
Dr. Collins and podcast host Dr. Ron Hirschberg discuss a range of topics related to music, including the importance of collaborating and listening whether working in the lab or performing in a band.