Gallery 21: Seymour Benzer, Rita Levi Montalcini, Ed Lewis and Sydney Brenner, 1991
Seymour Benzer in labcoat.
Sydney Brenner showed that mRNA was the unstable intermediate that carried the message from DNA to the ribosomes.
Sydney Brenner talks about the gene, and Seymour Benzer's contributions in matching the gene to protein sequence.
Seymour Benzer with a tube of Drosophila.
Mutations are changes in genetic information.
Seymour Benzer and his pet fly, 1974.
Alfred Hershey and Seymour Benzer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1953 Symposium.
RNA is an intermediary between DNA and protein.
Sydney Brenner at a 1980 Cold Spring Harbor meeting.
Seymour Benzer used genetics to prove that mutations were caused by changes in the DNA sequence.