Video 18: Joshua Lederberg, clip 5
Joshua Lederberg is a Professor Emeritus at Rockefeller University, where his current research addresses DNA conformation and evolutionary acceleration.
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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.
Describing Ed Tatum as a scientist, advisor, and friend.
Joshua Lederberg in his office at the Rockefeller Institute, 1999.
Bacteria and viruses have DNA too.
Lederberg at work in lab at the University of Wisconsin, 1958.
Joshua Lederberg's baby picture.
Joshua Lederberg discovered bacterial recombination and started a new field of research.