1932

Abstract

The author describes the circumstances and events that led her to begin graduate work in genetics at Columbia University in 1941 and to spend the summer of 1944 and the years 1945–1955 at the Department of Genetics of the Carnegie Institution of Washington at Cold Spring Harbor. She then recalls incidents and recounts anecdotes meant to convey something of the atmosphere of that place during those memorable years.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1146/annurev.micro.56.012302.161130
2002-10-01
2024-05-27
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

/deliver/fulltext/micro/56/1/annurev.micro.56.012302.161130.html?itemId=/content/journals/10.1146/annurev.micro.56.012302.161130&mimeType=html&fmt=ahah

Literature Cited

  1. Avery OT, MacLeod CM, McCarty M. 1944. Studies on the chemical nature of the substance inducing transformation of Pneumoccocal types.. I. Induction of transformation by a desoxynucleic acid fraction isolated from Pneumococcus Type III J. Exp. Med. 79:137–58 [Google Scholar]
  2. Demerec M, Adelberg EA, Clark AJ, Hartman PE. 1966. A proposal for a uniform nomenclature in bacterial genetics.. Genetics 54:61–76 [Google Scholar]
  3. Hershey AD, Chase M. 1952. Independent functions of viral protein and nucleic acid in growth of bacteriophage.. J. Gen. Physiol. 36:39–56 [Google Scholar]
  4. Lederberg J. 1947. Gene recombination and linked segregations in Escherichia coli.. Genetics 32:505–25 [Google Scholar]
  5. Luria SE, Delbruck M. 1943. Mutations of bacteria from virus sensitivity to virus resistance.. Genetics 28:491–511 [Google Scholar]
  6. McClintock B. 1951. Chromosome organization and genic expression.. Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol. 16:13–47 [Google Scholar]
  7. Mizusawa S, Gottesman S. 1983. Protein degradation in Escherichia coli: The lon gene controls the stability of sulA protein.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 80:358–62 [Google Scholar]
  8. Tang M, Shen X, Frank EG, O'Donnell M, Woodgate R. et al. 1999. UmuD'2C is an error-prone DNA polymerase, Escherichia coli pol V.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:8919–24 [Google Scholar]
  9. Walker GC. 1987. The SOS response of Escherichia coli. In Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium, ed. FC Neidhardt, JL Ingraham, KB Low, B Magasanik, M Schaechter, HE Umbarger 1346–57 Washington, DC: ASM [Google Scholar]
  10. Witkin EM. 1947. Genetics of resistance to radiation in Escherichia coli.. Genetics 32:221–48 [Google Scholar]
  11. Witkin EM. 1951. Nuclear segregation and the delayed appearance of induced mutants in Escherichia coli.. Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol. 16:357–72 [Google Scholar]
  12. Witkin EM. 1989. Ultraviolet mutagenesis and the SOS response in Escherichia coli: a personal perspective.. Environ. Mol. Mutagen. 14(Suppl. 16):30–34 [Google Scholar]
  13. Witkin EM. 1994. Mutation frequency decline revisited.. BioEssays 16:437–44 [Google Scholar]
  14. Wollman EL, Jacob F, Hayes W. 1956. Conjugation and genetic recombination in Escherichia coli K-12.. Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol. 21:141–62 [Google Scholar]
/content/journals/10.1146/annurev.micro.56.012302.161130
Loading
/content/journals/10.1146/annurev.micro.56.012302.161130
Loading

Data & Media loading...

  • Article Type: Review Article
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error