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Reminiscences of Leslie Clarence Dunn : oral history, 1960.

Author: L C Dunn; Saul Benison
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Training in the biological sciences in the United States from 1905; history of genetics in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Russia ; developmental genetics, interdisciplinary symposia, "Growth Symposia"; influence of genetics on pathological and biochemical researches; impressions of Soviet science and scientists: trip to Russia, 1927, Genetics Congress meeting at Columbia, 1932; plant breeding in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: L C Dunn; L C Dunn
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: L C Dunn; Saul Benison
OCLC Number: 309732431
Notes: Interviewed by Saul Benison.
Description: Transcript: 1,086 leaves Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history

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Training in the biological sciences in the United States from 1905; history of genetics in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Russia ; developmental genetics, interdisciplinary symposia, "Growth Symposia"; influence of genetics on pathological and biochemical researches; impressions of Soviet science and scientists: trip to Russia, 1927, Genetics Congress meeting at Columbia, 1932; plant breeding in Russia ; demise of Gorki Institute of Medico-Genetics and of some Soviet scientists during 1938 crisis; Lysenko school versus the Mendelist-Morganist-Weissmanist school; American-Soviet Science Society; scientific debates in Russia, 1936, 1938-39, 1948. The Jackson Laboratory; experimental studies of wild mice; cytogenetics; population genetics and evolution; work in population genetics in Sweden; Institute for the Study of Human Variation; genetics studies in Japan; bacterial genetics; Nevis Biological Station; radiation and genetics, ; scientists and government; Columbia's Department of Zoology; chronological summary of developments in genetics. Impressions of William Castle, Thomas H. Morgan, William Bateson, Richard Goldschmidt, Alexander Serebrovskii, Nikolai Vavilov, Theodosius Dobzhansky, H.J. Muller, Trofim Lysenko, and others.

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