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- 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 Nobel Prize winners, Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology, Microbiologists, Neurospora, Lederberg, Joshua, University of Wisconsin, Escherichia coli, Cytochemistry, DNA, Biologists--Biography, Biologists, and Microbiology
- circa 1953
The Manometric Blood Gas Apparatus was a revision on the original, fairly simple volumetric glass apparatus designed by Dr. Van Slyke in around 1917. The instrument liberated and isolated "the desired gas contained in a…
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 Microbiology, Microbiologists, Virology, Biochemists, Biochemistry, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles. School of Medicine, Cornell University, Golde, David W., 1940-2004, Virology--Research, Biology, and University of California, San Francisco. School of Medicine
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…
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, Biochemistry, National Communicable Disease Center (U.S.), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Virology--Research, Fields, Bernard N., Harvard Medical School, Microbiology, Biochemists, Microbiologists, Immunology, Virology, and Biology
- 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 Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Women in science, Women chemists, Women biochemists, Cornell University, Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981, Biochemists, George Washington University, Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.), American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society of Biological Chemists, Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009, Du Vigneaud, Vincent, 1901-1978, and Harvard Medical School
Hollow 8 mm tube of crimped, flexible Dacron (synthetic polyester fiber), off-white in color, and pink orange product label housed in original sealed plastic bag. Typically in the shape of a tube, Dacron grafts are…
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 Biochemistry, Nobel Prize winners, Biosynthesis, Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-, Cholesterol, Human Genome Project, Harvard University, University of Oxford, Biochemists, Cholesterol--Synthesis, Chemistry, Organic, and Columbia University
General view of an unidentified chemist preparing a drug evidence sample for analysis by a Perkin-Elmer Infrared Spectrophotometer in the Columbus Police Department Crime Laboratory. Per notations accompanying the…
General view of an unidentified chemist examining the graphical output of a Perkin-Elmer Model 621 Grating Infrared Spectrophotometer in use at the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration's Special Testing and Research…
General view of two unidentified chemists discussing the spectrum of a compound analyzed using a Perkin-Elmer fluorescence spectrophotometer in the laboratory of the Biomolecular Sciences Section of the Arthur D. Little…
General view of a sample of anti-cancer drug metabolite being inserted into the cell of a Perkin-Elmer fluorescence spectrophotometer at an unidentified laboratory facility. The woman visible in the photograph is…
- after 1960
White plastic medicine bottle with safety cap. Bottle contains tablets and original inner seal is intact. White, dark red, and yellow label adhered to bottle reads "Enovid".
The ubiquitous bottle has a long history.…
This advertisement is laid out for folding into a mailer, with a Brea, California return address and space for a mailing label. Like many Beckman Instruments advertisements, it focuses on practical features like speed,…
The press release discusses the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Card Test for the detection of syphilis.
- 1910 – 2007
Small glass Bayer orange flavoured children's chewable aspirin bottle with pink plastic cap, 36 tablet size.
- 1910 – 2007
Small glass Bayer flavoured children's size aspirin bottle with pink plastic cap, 36 tablet size, containing pink tablets.
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 notes the addition of a personal computer simplifies electrophoresis reporting and allows for a flexible laboratory workflow.
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.
- circa 1972
The LB-2 Medical Gas Analyzer replaced the LB-1. It measured alveolar CO2, along with nitrous oxide, halothane, ehtrane, forane, various halogenated ethers, and carbon monoxide.
The Model OM-11 Oxygen Analyzer was…
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…