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Author Berg, Paul.

Title George Beadle, an uncommon farmer : the emergence of genetics in the 20th century / Paul Berg, Maxine Singer.

Imprint Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, ©2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 92 BEADLE,G B493    Available
Description ix, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-361) and index.
Contents An uncommon farmer -- Agricultural college at Lincoln -- Genetics at the quarter century -- The corn cooperation -- The fly group -- From corn to files -- Three-eyes flies -- Becoming a professor -- From flies to molds -- One gene-one protein -- Confronting the skeptics -- In Morgan's footsteps -- Postwar science and politics -- Genetics and the nuclear age -- Oxford and the Nobel prize -- Becoming a university president -- Restoring the university's eminence -- The corn wars.
Subject Beadle, George Wells, 1903-1989.
Geneticists -- United States -- Biography.
Molecular biologists -- United States -- Biography.
California Institute of Technology.
Added Author Singer, Maxine.
ISBN 0879696885 (alk. paper)
9780879696887 (alk. paper)
0879697636 (pbk.)
9780879697631 (pbk.)

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