Table of Contents
Timeline of Molecular Biologists
Chapter 1. Oswald Theodore Avery: Discussing Molecular Biology and Biologists—Who Were They and What Did They Discover? Oswald Theodore Avery!
Chapter 2. George Beadle: From Wahoo, Nebraska to the Nobel Prize—George Beadle, His Work and Many Contributions to Molecular Biology
Chapter 3. Seymour Benzer: What happens to people who read atomic physics in the synagogue?
Chapter 4. Paul Berg and Recombinant DNA
Chapter 5. Sydney Brenner: From South Africa to Cambridge to the Nobel Prize
Chapter 6 Herbert Boyer: Who was he, and what did he have to do with Molecular Biology?
Chapter 7. Stanley Norman Cohen and His Contributions to Molecular Biology
Chapter 8. Erwin Chargaff: Precursor to Watson and Crick?
Chapter 9. Max Delbruck: Pioneer of Molecular Biology
Chapter 10. Joshua Lederberg: Bacteria Can Mate? Who Would Have Thought?
Chapter 11. Susan Lindquist and Prions, Yeast, and Heat Shock Proteins
Chapter 12. Salvador Luria and Viral Replication—Understanding it, Preventing it?
Chapter 13. Barbara McClintock and Jumping Genes
Chapter 14. Matthew Meselson: Born in Denver Colorado—Impacted the World
Chapter 15. Thomas Hunt Morgan: The Fly Room and Thomas Hunt Morgan – Who was he, and what did he investigate?
Chapter 16. Hermann Joseph Muller: The Realm of Genetic Mutations
Chapter 17. Marshall Nirenberg: The Mystery of the Genetic Code Puzzle!
Chapter 18. Reiji Okazaki: DNA Replication
Chapter 19. Mark Ptashne: What is Genetic Switching and Phage Lambda Concerns?
Chapter 20. Richard J. Roberts: From Derby England to Split Genes and the Nobel Prize
Chapter 21. Hamilton O. Smith: An American Microbiologist, Restriction Endonucleases, and the Nobel Prize
Chapter 22. Alfred H. Sturdevant and the First Gene Map of the Fruit Fly
Chapter 23. Edward Tatum: Metabolism – Controlling Genes, Mold Mutants, and the Nobel Prize
Chapter 24. Susumu Tonegawa: Somatic Cells, DNA Recombination, and Antibody Diversity
Chapter 25. Craig Venter and the Human Genome Project