Demerec, M. (Milislav), 1895-1966
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Sydney Brenner Collection consists of over 300 manuscript boxes of materials documenting the life of Dr. Sydney Brenner, from his early years as a student in South Africa, to his work as a scientist and administrator at the Medical Research Council (MRC) and other institutions, to his role in the biotechnology industry in the United Kingdom.
Overview The Carnegie Institute of Washington engaged in biological research in Cold Spring Harbor, NY and along with private funding established the Eugenics Record Office (ERO) from 1910 until the Office closed in 1939. The Eugenics Record Office Collection contains administrative papers, photographs, publications and supporting materials produced in the collection and analysis of American genetic and family history records. The collection is divided into five series: H. H. Laughlin material, Horse...
Overview This collection contains the administrative records of the directors of the Carnegie Institution of Washington Station for Experimental Evolution (1904-1921) and its successor, the Department of Genetics (1921-1962), and its final institution, The Genetics Research Unit (1962-1974), which was opened in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, in 1904. These records document the history of a 20th scientific research center and the development of a modern organizational structure through...
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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...
Overview Documenting the personal life and professional activities of 1969 Nobelist Dr.A.D. Hershey, the Alfred Day Hershey Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence;academic publications, honors and awards; and records of research conducted at the Carnegie Institute ofWashington at Cold Spring Harbor, New York. It is divided into three record groups: Record Group I:Professional Papers, 1949-1997; Record Group II: Personal Papers, 1918-2000; and Record Group III:Photographs,...
Overview The Barbara McClintock Collection consists of 9 series pertinent to the life of a world-renowned plant geneticist and Nobel prize winner. There are materials relevant to both her personal life as well as her scientific work. Within the series, you will find correspondence, published materials, photographs, slides, negatives, artifacts, and memorabilia.
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Scope and Contents Neville Dyson-Hudson is the daughter of Milislav Demerec. Milislav Demerec was Director of the Department of Genetics of the Carnegie Institution of Washington from 1943 to 1960. From 1941 he was also Director of the neighboring Biological Laboratory of the Long Island Biological Association, which was later renamed the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology.
Overview 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, memorabilia,...