Video 18: Joshua Lederberg, clip 4
The attributes of great scientists.
Expectations on whether the Neurospora experiments would work and what results they might show.
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.
16367. Gallery 16: Telegram sent to Edward Tatum telling him that he, George Beadle and Joshua Lederberg will share the 1958 Nobel Pri
Telegram sent to Edward Tatum telling him that he, George Beadle and Joshua Lederberg will share the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Lederberg's 1958 Nobel Prize certificate.
1958 Nobel Prize winners: (L-R) George Beadle, Edward Tatum (Physiology or Medicine), I. Tamm (Physics), F. Sanger (Chemistry), P. Cherenkov (Physics), I. Frank (Physics), Joshua Lederberg (Physiology or Medicine).
Bacteria and viruses have DNA too.
Lederberg's 1958 Nobel Prize medal.
Joshua Lederberg's baby picture.