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Joshua Lederberg begins the interview with a discussion of his involvement in the contamination issues of planetary exploration. As interest in space exploration gained momentum, Lederberg was in the midst of discussion…
David Golde begins the interview with a discussion of his early years and education in Bayonne, New Jersey. In high school, Golde developed an interest in medicine, which was stimulated by his biology teacher. He…
- Interviewee Golde, David W., 1940-2004
- Interviewer Wolfe, Audra J.
- Subject Biochemists, Biology, Microbiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Biochemistry, Golde, David W., 1940-2004, Cornell University, University of California, Los Angeles. School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. School of Medicine, Virology, Virology--Research, Microbiologists
Marion David Francis begins his interview with a discussion of his childhood in Canada. Deeply influenced by his industrious parents and siblings, Francis worked his way through high school and college at a logging…
The interview begins with Konrad E. Bloch describing his childhood in Neisse, Germany, and his undergraduate education at Technische Hochschule in Munich. During a research assistantship in Davos, Switzerland, Bloch had…
- Interviewee Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject University of Oxford, Biosynthesis, Biochemists, Human Genome Project, Cholesterol, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Organic, Harvard University, Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-, Columbia University, Nobel Prize winners, Cholesterol--Synthesis
- 1992-Nov-05 (First session)
- 1992-Nov-07 (Second session)
- 1992-Nov-09 (Third session)
Charles M. Rubin grew up in Deal, New Jersey. He was especially interested in science and mathematics, enjoying problem-solving. Rubin entered the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate degree. He spent…
Bernard Fields begins the interview with a discussion of his early years, growing up in Brooklyn, New York. Fields was encouraged by his parents to excel in scholastic endeavors. After graduating high school at the age…
- Interviewee Fields, Bernard N.
- Interviewer Schlesinger, Sondra
- Subject Molecular biology, Virology--Research, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Fields, Bernard N., Harvard Medical School, Immunology, National Communicable Disease Center (U.S.), Virology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Biochemists, Microbiologists
- 1992-Jun-25 (First session)
- 1992-Jul-07 (Second session)
- 1992-Dec-09 (Third session)
Joshua Lederberg begins the three-part interview with a description of his parents, family background, and early years in New York. Lederberg knew from the second grade that he wanted to be a scientist, and he…
- Interviewee Lederberg, Joshua
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Microbiologists, Biologists, Biology, Neurospora, Microbiology, University of Wisconsin, Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology, Lederberg, Joshua, Nobel Prize winners, DNA, Cytochemistry, Escherichia coli, Biologists--Biography
- 1987-Dec-15 (First session)
- 1988-Jan-06 (Second session)
Mildred Cohn begins the interview by reflecting on her childhood, education, and family life, describing how she was prepared to enter college by age fourteen. She then discusses her undergraduate experience at Hunter…
- Interviewee Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009
- Interviewer Gortler, Leon B.
- Subject Women biochemists, Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.), Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Du Vigneaud, Vincent, 1901-1978, Biochemistry, Harvard Medical School, Cornell University, Women chemists, Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society of Biological Chemists, Women in science, Biochemists, George Washington University
The press release announces the TLA-100.3 Fixed Angle Rotor, which increases the capacity of the ultracentrifuge.
Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry…
The press release notes the addition of a personal computer simplifies electrophoresis reporting and allows for a flexible laboratory workflow.
The press release discusses a flow cell instrument, the DU Clinical System.
The press release discusses the System 7300 Amino Acid Analyzer, with special reference to Peggy R. Borum's work on using aminograms in patient care.
The press release discusses the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Card Test for the detection of syphilis.
The press release announces an assay for precisely measuring, rather than estimating, rheumatoid factor.
The press release discusses the Accutrace 100 and Accutrace 200 Electroencephalographs, including specifications, options, and pricing.
Beckman's Biogamma Radioimmuno Analyzer was introduced in 1973. Radioimmunoassay (RIA) is a technique for measuring the antigen concentration. Known quantities of radioactive (labeled or “hot”) antigens and antibodies…
This press release announcing the discontinuation of the DU spectrophotometer served as a retrospective of the instrument's development and significance.
The first Beckman Instruments DU Spectrophotometer was developed…
- Author Reilly, Mickey
- Subject Deluxe General Incorporated, Barbiturates--Analysis, Ultraviolet spectroscopy, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Vitamins--Analysis, Spectrophotometer, Vitamin A, United States. National Bureau of Standards, Toxicology, Beckman Instruments, inc., Forensic sciences, Beckman, Arnold O.
Advertisement for the many Beckman Instruments products that are used in hospital and health services, including glucose analyzers, liquid scintillation counters, spectrophotometers, and oxygen analyzers (among many…
Marketing materials tout the virtues of the Beckman Glucose Analyzer, with emphasis placed upon verification of claims by the Standards Committee of the College of American Pathologists. The folded brochure includes a…
- Beckman Instructions 83513-B
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical testing and analysis instruments that Beckman Instruments produced in the 1970s. Its size, speed, and price…
These specifications were likely produced during the development of the Glucose Analyzer. They include details about the electronic circuits, the weight and footprint of the finished instrument, and the rate of samples…
The notes, which appear to be written in the same hand, may have been authored by James C. Sternberg.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical…
The document describes the components, operating instructions, troubleshooting, and maintenance of a prototype device. Handwritten notes were added to pages 27 and 31.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James…
The handwritten account, possibly written by James C. Sternberg, is missing early pages.
The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical testing and analysis…
Color print advertisement for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Image depicts a rose on the left, a blue eye on the right, and a multi-colored chemical model in the center of the page. The accompanying…