Richard Burgess, 2000-04-17
Scope and Contents
Richard Burgess interviewed on April 17, 2000. This was combined with his interview of April 23, 2001 to form the basis of his interview on the CSHL Oral History website.
- Creation: 2000-04-17
- Burgess, Richard (Interviewee, Person)
- Pollock, Ludmila (Interviewer, Person)
- Swanson, Linda (Editor, Person)
- Viteri, Carlos (Videographer, Person)
- Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Library and Archives (Publisher, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online: https://library.cshl.edu/oralhistory/. Select tapes have been digitized thanks to support from CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant awarded in 2021, these tapes are available for research online via our Oral History Website and in person at CSHL Archives. Please contact CSHL Archives email@example.com with any questions regarding availability.
Biographical / Historical
Richard Burgess is a geneticist who has been an important figure in cancer, microbial, and molecular research. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University under Jim Watson in 1969 and went on to work with Alfred Tissieres at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
He is currently researching RNA polymerases, monoclonal antibodies (MAbs), molecular genetics, computer-based sequence and structure analysis, and biochemistry at the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research at the University of Wisconsin, where he holds the position of Professor Emeritus of Oncology.
2 Cassettes (Camcorder footage) : Hi-8 - CSHL1223, CSHL1224
0.5 Optical Disks (Talking Science with Richard Burgess) : DVD
2 VHS (Working copy of interview) : Richard Burgess [0:41:29] BURGESS_RICHARD_2000_01; Richard Burgess [0:36:27] BURGESS_RICHARD_2000_02
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
VHS tapes were digitized in 2021 by CLIR RAR Grant.