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Biographical Memoirs: V.62

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Biographical Memoirs

V.62 (1993)
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Biographic Memoirs Volume 62 contains the biographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences and bibliographies of their published works. Each biographical essay was written by a member of the Academy familiar with the professional career of the deceased. For historical and bibliographical purposes, these volumes are worth returning to time and again.

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National Academy of Sciences. 1993. Biographical Memoirs: V.62. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/2201.

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512 pages | 6 x 9
Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-309-04782-1
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/2201
Contents

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-x
GEORGE FREDERIC BARKER 3-16
WILLIAM BLOOM 17-29
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 30-38
JOHN NATHANIEL COUCH 39-41
THE EARLY YEARS: FAMILY AND EDUCATION 42-43
Battlefield, Laboratory, Classroom 44-45
THE PROFESSIONAL YEARS: GENTLEMAN AND SCHOLAR 46-54
THE LATER YEARS: RETIREMENT 55-56
NOTES 57-57
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 58-66
MAX LUDWIG HENNING DELBRUCK 67-68
FAMILY BACKGROUND 69-69
EARLY INTEREST IN SCIENCE 70-71
Bristol 72-72
Copenhagen and Zrich 73-75
THE BERLIN YEARS (1932-37) 76-78
Early Days at Caltech 79-80
Vanderbilt University and the Phage Group 81-83
Cold Spring Harbor and the Phage and Phycomyces Courses 84-85
Return to Caltech 86-88
DNA as Genetic Material 89-92
THE PHYCOMYCES PERIOD (1953-81) 93-95
The Cologne Interlude (1961-63) 96-97
PERSONALITY 98-100
Sense of Humour 101-102
The Intellectual Man 103-105
LAST DAYS 106-107
HONORS 108-108
REFERENCES 109-110
BIBLIOGRAPHY 111-118
MICHAEL DOUDOROFF 119-133
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 134-142
HERBERT FRIEDMANN 143-154
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 155-166
JACOB FURTH 167-168
EARLY YEARS IN RESEARCH, 1918-32 169-171
CORNELL, 1932-47 172-174
A SHORT STAY IN DALLAS, 1947-49 175-175
RADIATION BIOLOGY AT OAK RIDGE, 1950-54 176-177
HARVARD AND THE CHILIDREN'S CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION, 1954-59 178-178
THE FINAL YEARS, COLUMBIA, 1961-79 179-184
NOTES 185-185
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 186-198
JOY PAUL GUILFORD 199-209
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 210-224
JOEL HENRY HILDEBRAND 225-238
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES 239-239
OTHER AWARDS AND LECTURESHIPS 240-241
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 242-258
GERARD PETER KUIPER 259-277
SOURCES 278-278
NOTE 279-279
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 280-294
BIDELMAN'S PAPERS 295-296
EARLY LIFE AND FORMATIVE YEARS 297-298
FIRST CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NUTRITION PROGRAM AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY 299-299
LEADERSHIP IN ESTABLISHING CORNELL AS A CENTER FOR HUMAN NUTRITION RESEARCH AND TEACHING 300-301
PUBLIC SERVICE DURING WORLD WAR II AND IN THE POSTWAR YEARS 302-302
INTERPRETATION OF IMPORTANT ADVANCES AND RELEVANT ISSUES IN NUTRITION FOR POLICY MAKERS 303-303
ENCOURAGEMENT OF FACULTY COLLEAGUES 304-304
HONORS 305-305
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN CHANGING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF NUTRITIONAL ISSUES AND IN PROMOTING THE TEACHING... 306-307
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 308-310
THE EARLY YEARS 311-312
RESEARCH AND TEACHING AT COLUMBIA 313-315
WORLD WAR II 316-316
RETURN TO COLUMBIA 317-318
SCIENTIST STATESMAN 319-320
NOTES 321-321
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 322-326
RICHARD BROOKE ROBERTS 327-327
FAMILY 328-328
CHILDHOOD AND EDUCATION 329-332
PREWAR YEARS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF TERRESTRIAL MAGNETISM OF THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON 333-335
WARTIME 336-336
PEACE, ARMS CONTROL, AND SOME POLITICS 337-337
THE BIOPHYSICS GROUP AT THE DEPARTMENT OF TERRESTRIAL MAGNETISM 338-338
STUDIES OF BIOSYNTHESIS IN E. COLI 339-339
MACROMOLECULAR BIOSYNTHESIS 340-340
THE BRAIN 341-341
NOTE 342-342
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 343-350
KENNETH DAVID ROEDER 351-361
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 362-368
FRANZ SCHRADER 369-378
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 379-382
WILLIAM SMITH TILLETT 383-403
NOTES 404-405
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 406-414
MAURICE BOLKS VISSCHER 415-431
NOTES 432-432
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 433-440
ROBERT WILLIAMS WOOD 441-458
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 459-466
DON MERLIN LEE YOST 467-474
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 475-482
BOOK REVIEWS 483-484
Cumulative Index 485-498
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