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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16009. Joshua Lederberg, 1945

Bacteria and viruses have DNA too.

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16396. Gallery 18: Joshua Lederberg, 1925

Joshua Lederberg's baby picture.

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16395. Animation18: Bacteria and viruses have DNA too.

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16397. Gallery 18: Joshua Lederberg, 1941

Joshua Lederberg using a microtome to cut tissue sections, 1941.

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