The attributes of great scientists.
Expectations on whether the Neurospora experiments would work and what results they might show.
The Nobel moment: how he was informed that he had won the Nobel prize.
How his reading of the Avery, McCarty & McLeod paper motivated him to begin research into understanding the chemical nature of the gene.
Designing the experiments that uncovered bacterial conjugation: theory-driven versus data-driven experiments.
Joshua Lederberg in his office at the Rockefeller Institute, 1999.
Joshua Lederberg discovered bacterial recombination and started a new field of research.
Lederberg at work in lab at the University of Wisconsin, 1958.
Relating how Avery was a successful orator while an undergraduate at Colgate University, and his subsequent disdain for public speaking as a scientist.
Joshua Lederberg's baby picture.