This category list links to material on the lives and work of those scientists who have made significant contributions and discovery in the field of genetics.
BBC Desert Island Discs: Professor Hugh Montgomery
Kirsty Young talks to intensive care specialist Prof Hugh Montgomery.
Beadle, Tatum, and Lederberg
Provides details of the Nobel prize awarded in 1958 for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events. Includes lectures and biography.
Article discusses the four rules on DNA base composition now shown to be fundamental to the understanding of the structure and function of DNA.
Colin Munroe MacLeod
Full text facsimile of Biographical Memoirs by Walsh McDermott. Requires Adobe Acrobat to view. [PDF]
Crick, Watson, and Wilson
Provides biographies and transcripts of the Nobel lectures given when awarded the prize for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids.
Fred Griffith: Genetic Transformation: a Retrospective Appreciation
Facsimile of the first memorial lecture given by W.Hayes. Requires Adobe Acrobat to view. [PDF]
George Wells Beadle
Guide to the collection of papers held at the California Institute of Technology . Includes descriptive summary, collection history, and biography.
Visiting associate faculty in the division of biology at Caltech. Provides details of publications which include the book: Computational Modeling of Gene Regulatory Networks: A Primer.
Hermann Joseph Muller
Provides information on the Nobel prize awarded in 1946 for the discovery of the production of mutations by means of X-ray irradiation. Includes lecture and biography.
Holley, Khorana, and Nirenberg.
Provides details of the 1968 Nobel prize awarded for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis. Includes lectures and biography.
Maurice Wilkins - DNA Enabler
Illustrated article describes his life and achievements.
Nettie Maria Stevens
Short biography, portrait, and related links.
Ochoa and Kornberg
Details the Nobel prize awarded in 1959 for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid. Includes lectures and biography.
Sutton and Boveri
Study which attempts to elucidate the meaning of the chromosome hypothesis based on the original scientific works, taking into account the scientific context of that time. Text available for download in pdf format.
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