Video 20: Frank Stahl, clip 1

Frank Stahl is a Professor of Biology at the University of Oregon. His current research deals with characterizing and comparing the genetic recombination systems of yeast and coliphage.

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16455. Video 20: Frank Stahl, clip 2

Describing how he first met Matthew Meselson.

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16456. Video 20: Frank Stahl, clip 3

Recounting how the seminal "Meselson-Stahl" experiment was only performed 3 times, with one set of results discarded due to mislabelled tubes!

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16458. Video 20: Frank Stahl, clip 5

Comparing the early days of molecular biology research to today's informatics - heavy genome era.

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16457. Video 20: Frank Stahl, clip 4

On whether, upon completing their seminal experiment, Max Delbrück 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."

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16459. Video 20: Frank Stahl, clip 6

Advice for young, aspiring scientists.

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16467. Biography 20: Franklin William Stahl (1929-)

Franklin Stahl and Matthew Meselson invented the technique of density gradient centrifugation and used this to prove that DNA is replicated semi-conservatively.

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16466. Biography 20: Matthew Stanley Meselson (1930- )

Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl invented the technique of density gradient centrifugation and used this to prove that DNA is replicated semi-conservatively.

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16462. Video 20: Matthew Meselson, clip 3

How Meselson came to read the Watson and Crick paper, then think about ways to experimentally test how DNA replicates.

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16491. Biography 21: Sydney Brenner (1927 - )

Sydney Brenner showed that mRNA was the unstable intermediate that carried the message from DNA to the ribosomes.

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16460. Video 20: Matthew Meselson, clip 1

Explaining density gradient centrifugation.

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