Gallery 18: E. B. Lewis, C. C. Lindegren, Alfred Hershey and Joshua Lederberg, 1951
Alfred Hershey and Seymour Benzer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1953 Symposium.
Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase at Cold Spring Harbor, 1953.
Joshua Lederberg worked with bacterial genetics while Alfred Hershey showed that DNA is responsible for the reproduction of new viruses in a cell.
Alfred Hershey was a phage geneticist who, with his research assistant, Martha Chase, did one of the most famous experiments in molecular biology. The "blender" experiment proved that DNA carried genetic information.
1966 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on protein synthesis. (L-R) Marshall Nirenberg, B. P. Doctor, C. T. Caskey.
1966 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium. Mahlon Hoagland (R) in discussion with Ernest Borek (L).
1966 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on protein synthesis. Phil Leder in the midst of a discussion.
Fred Sanger at a 1949 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium meeting.
In this interview from 1991, Al Hershey describes the experimental approach used in the famous "blender experiment."
1966 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on protein synthesis. (L-R) John Cairns, Phil Leder and Robert Thach.