Video 18: Joshua Lederberg, clip 2
Joshua Lederberg is a Professor Emeritus at Rockefeller University, where his current research addresses DNA conformation and evolutionary acceleration.
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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.
Joshua Lederberg discovered bacterial recombination and started a new field of research.
Describing Ed Tatum as a scientist, advisor, and friend.
Bacteria and viruses have DNA too.
Joshua Lederberg's baby picture.
Joshua Lederberg worked with bacterial genetics while Alfred Hershey showed that DNA is responsible for the reproduction of new viruses in a cell.
Joshua Lederberg using a microtome to cut tissue sections, 1941.