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Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dorcas Cummings Lecture: Ernst Mayr , 1987

 File
Identifier: AV/6
Scope and Contents

George Cutting introduces the Dorcas Cummings Lecture and James D. Watson introduces Ernst Mayr who lectures about evolution and genetics.

Dates: 1987

Ernst Mayr, March 2002

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Ernst Mayr, the leading evolutionary biologist of the twentieth century, is interviewed by Mila Pollock and Jan Witkowski in Bedford, Massachusetts, on March 31, 2002.Ernst Mayr reminisces about his visits to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory during the 1940s and 1950s and his relationship with its leading scientists. Other topics discussed are his relationship and work with Theodosius Dobzhansky; Jim Watson at Harvard and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Charles Darwin, and scientific...
Dates: March 2002

Kitty Brehme Warren

 Item
Identifier: KBW
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks Kitty Brehme Warren maintaned are a primarily visual record of life at the laboratory from 1926 through 1950. Included in these two volumes are many photographs of lab personnel and visitors, the buildings and grounds, and both research-related and recreational events. Several symposium programs and clippings are also included. Dr. Brehme Warren's detailed notations and identifications are reproduced in the index.

Dates: 1911 - 1951
Found in: Development Area

M (Ma-Mel), 1959 - 2015

 File — Box 4, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSM_b04_f01_001
Scope and Content From the Collection: The Dr. Matthew Meselson Collection is composed of three record groups: Professional Materials, Chemical and Biological Warfare Materials, and Laboratory Notebooks.Materials in the first record group were accrued by Dr. Matthew Meselson during his doctorate work at the California Institute of Technology from 1953-1957 under Linus Pauling, his tenure as an Assistant Professor at Caltech, his work with Franklin Stahl in 1955-1957 demonstrating self-replication of DNA, and his...
Dates: 1959 - 2015

Molecular Clocks of Evolution, 1989-11-28 - 1989-12-01

 File
Scope and Contents The meeting Molecular Clocks of Evolution discussed how a considerable amount of data has been produced using differences in DNA between different species to measure the relatedness of species. Some of the data obtained using DNA as a molecular clock have required radical revision of previously accepted taxonomic relationships, and the purpose of this meeting was to examine whether the assumptions underlying the use of molecular clocks are justified. Data was presented with time scales...
Dates: 1989-11-28 - 1989-12-01

Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: OH
Scope and Contents The Oral History Collection contains interviews conducted with 200 scientists within the fields of molecular biology, genetics, and the life sciences between 1990 and 2018. The interviewees provide first-hand accounts of their experiences in the fields of modern biology, such as neuroscience, cancer, genetics, plant genetics, genomics, biotechnology and others, from the 1940s through the 2000s. The collection contains audio and video recordings, as well as transcripts of interviews....
Dates: 1990 - 2019

James D. Watson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: JDW
Abstract The James D. Watson Collection documents the life and career of James D. Watson, co-recipient of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, the Director (and later President and Chancellor) of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and the first director of the National Center for Human Genome Research. The collection includes photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, laboratory notebooks, administrative records, teaching files,...
Dates: 1800s-2022

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