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Richard Burgess, 2001-04-23

 Item — Box: AV05, Hi8: CSHL1225
Oral History - Richard Burgess
Oral History - Richard Burgess

Scope and Contents

Richard Burgess interviewed on April 23, 2001. The was combined with his interview of April 17, 2000 to form the basis of his interview on the CSHL Oral History website.


  • Creation: 2001-04-23


Conditions Governing Access

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online: 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 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.


1 Cassettes (Camcorder footage) : Hi-8 - CSHL1225

0.5 Optical Disks (Talking Science with Richard Burgess) : DVD

1 Cassettes (Working copy of interview) : VHS

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Repository

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