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I like myself now


What determines gender identity?
Ben Barres Scientist
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Ben Barres is Professor of Neurobiology and Developmental Biology at Stanford University. He focuses his research on neuro-glial interactions in the developing central nervous system. He has won many awards for his work in both research and education. Barres, a transsexual man since 1997, challenges the way he perceives women scientists to be treated differently from men scientists, based on his personal experience of such discrimination.

Listeners: Christopher Sykes

Christopher Sykes is a London-based television producer and director who has made a number of documentary films for BBC TV, Channel 4 and PBS.

Tags: John Money

Duration: 35 seconds

Date story recorded: 2000

Date story went live: 13 July 2010