Gallery 20: Harry Rubin, Max DelbrÃ¼ck, Rene Cohen, Matt Meselson, and Frank Stahl
The annual "degree granting" party of Max DelbrÃ¼ck's phage group held in the house shared by Meselson and Stahl at Caltech. (L-R) Harry Rubin, Max DelbrÃ¼ck, Rene Cohen, Matt Meselson, Frank Stahl.
meselson and stahl, phage group, harry rubin, max delbrÃ¼ck, caltech
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Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl invented the technique of density gradient centrifugation and used this to prove that DNA is replicated semi-conservatively.
Matt Meselson talks about how he and Frank were "encouraged" by Max Delbruck to write up the results of their experiment on semi-conservative DNA replication.
1958, Matt Meselson at Caltech.
Matt Meselson and Frank Stahl's
Franklin Stahl and Matthew Meselson invented the technique of density gradient centrifugation and used this to prove that DNA is replicated semi-conservatively.
On whether, upon completing their seminal experiment, Max DelbrÃ¼ck locked Meselson and Stahl in a cabin to force them to write up their results for publishing - how the great scientists are always looking to the "next result."
Matt Meselson and Frank Stahl in Oregon on a walk in the Cascade Mountains, 1984.
Frank Stahl and his wife Mary. The photo was taken in 1956 by Matt Meselson.
1958 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting. Frank Stahl answering a question as Max DelbrÃ¼ck looks on.
Three different models of DNA replication were proposed. Matt Meselson and Frank Stahl's experiment supported only one of the models.