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- 2001-Mar-13 – 2001-Mar-15
Carlos T. Moraes grew up in São Paulo, Brazil, one of three children. His father was in the military at first, but then became a mechanical engineer and a professor. His mother completed a degree in physical education.…
The interview begins with Dr. Marinus Los' description of his family's origins in The Netherlands. When he was two years old, his family moved to England, where he received his early education during World War II.…
Paul Ehrlich (1854 – 1915), a German physician and scientist, thanks Georg Bredig (1868-1944) for sending him a scientific paper and mentions that he will send Bredig some of his recent scientific publications dealing…
A black leather pouch containing 11 vials of various pharmaceutical tablets. Five vials are empty, and one vial is missing.
The vials are labeled:
Hypodermatic tablets No. 5, (Cocaine hydrochlorate);
- 2019 – 2021
A navy blue, size medium scrub dress with short sleeves. There are two pockets in the front and button adjustments on the sides. On one of the pockets is a small white emblem that appears to depict a cloud.
- Catalysis and Biology
Clipping of Katalyse und Biologie (Catalysts and Biology) by Alwin Mittasch (1869-1953) published in Forschungen und Fortschritte, a news bulletin of German science and technology which ran between 1925 and 1967.
- 2003-Aug-17 – 2003-Aug-18
Carolyn Bertozzi grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts, the second of three girls. Her father was a nuclear physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, her mother a secretary in MIT's physics department.…
- Interviewee Bertozzi, Carolyn R., 1966-
- Interviewer Maestrejuan, Andrea R.
- Sponsor Pew Charitable Trusts
- Subject Women molecular biologists, Women in science, Women in medicine, Medicine--Research, Molecular biology--Research, Carbohydrates--Physiological effect, Bertozzi, Carolyn R., 1966-, Molecular biologists
- 2004-Apr-19 – 2004-Apr-20
Lilianna Solnica-Krezel was born in Cieplice-Sląskie, a small village in the mountains in the southwestern part of Poland, but grew up in Sandomierz, Poland, at a time when the country was still under the communist…
- 2003-Sep-09 – 2003-Sep-11
Yixian Zheng was born and raised in Chongqing, the Sichuan province of China, the elder (by about nine years) of the family's two daughters. Both of her parents were professors at Chongqing University—her mother in…
Volume intended to provide nursing students with instruction in chemistry. The volume's content conveys the concepts from inorganic, organic, analytical, biological, and physical chemistry most applicable to a…
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, Nutrition
Published in 1926, this textbook of chemistry was intended to instill "the elementary foundation principles of chemistry which will be of service to the nurse in her work." The work contains chapters that discuss…
- Author Goostray, Stella, 1886-1969
- Publisher Macmillan & Co.
- Contributor Karr, Walter G. (Walter Gerald), 1892-1946
- Printer The Cornwall Press
- Subject Chemistry, Chemistry--Study and teaching, Nursing--Study and teaching, Science--Study and teaching, Women in medicine, Women nurses, Nursing, Nursing students, Goostray, Stella, 1886-1969
- 2008-Jan-30 – 2008-Jan-31
Hao Wu's oral history begins with a discussion of her childhood in China, during which her family was separated and forced to relocate to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. Despite the difficulties…
Pouné Saberi was born in Tehran, Iran, and experienced the 1979 Iranian Revolution as a child. Her family left Iran in the mid-1980s during its war with Iraq and settled briefly in Boston. Pouné’s parents and younger…
- Interviewee Saberi, Pouné
- Interviewer Eardley-Pryor, Roger
- Sponsor Climate & Urban Systems Partnership
- Subject Saberi, Pouné, Women in science, Women in medicine, Physicians, Women physicians, Revolution (Iran : 1979), Public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.), Toxins--Environmental aspects
Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894) was a German mathematician and physician who made significant contributions to the fields of mathematical physics, optics, acoustics, physiology, and psychology. The Helmholtz…
- 1999-Sep-07 – 1999-Sep-09
Maureen J. Charron has spent most of her life in New York City, New York. She was born on Long Island but grew up in Queens. The elder of two sisters born to parents of Italian and French Canadian descent, she attended…
Marla Luskin grew up in the San Fernando Valley, near Los Angeles, California, one of three children. Her father was a plumber and her mother a housewife. Neither of her parents valued the need for higher education,…
Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry leader, Specialized Instruments Corporation, or Spinco. With Spinco came the famous Model E Ultracentrifuge, which was…
- Circa 1930
Brass instrument with removable wooden handle. Holds two centrifuge tubes. Used for rapid settling of suspended solids from small quantities of liquid in analytical or clinical procedures. Manufactured by Charles Lentz…
Postcard from Carl Neuberg (1877-1956) to Georg Bredig (1868-1944) of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Biochemistry.
Neuberg is regarded as the father of modern biochemistry and was nominated for a Nobel Prize for…
First edition volume, published in August 1918 by Great Britain's Medical Research Committee. Founded in 1913, the Medical Research Committee and Advisory Council existed primarily for the distribution of medical…
Calling card for Carl Neuberg (1877-1956). Includes a note to Georg Bredig (1868-1944) written by Neuberg. Neuberg is regarded as the father of modern biochemistry and was nominated for a Nobel Prize for Chemistry…
Promotional booklet describing the infrastructure for health and safety testing of various products manufactured and sold by the E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company. Highlights du Pont's toxicology program. Fully…
James U. Bowie was born in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1959; the youngest of four siblings. Bowie's father, E. J. Walter Bowie, was a doctor originally from England who met Bowie's Swiss mother, Gertrud Ülrich, while she…