Video 28: Richard Setlow, clip 3
Richard Setlow is a Senior Biophysicist at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. Dr. Setlow did some of the early work on DNA repair.
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Where are the thymine dimers in the bacterial strains?
The need for a good mutation repair system.
Description of the first experiment done by the Setlows on the effects of UV irradiation on DNA.
Richard Setlow did a lot of the early work on thymine dimer repair.
The significance of understanding mutation repair systems.
The effects of ionizing radiation.
Stan Rupert explains UV damage and light-activated DNA repair systems and Richard Setlow's work on thymine dimer repair.
Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl show how new DNA is made by copying the old.
Joshua Lederberg worked with bacterial genetics while Alfred Hershey showed that DNA is responsible for the reproduction of new viruses in a cell.
Doug Hanahan refined transformation methods for DNA uptake into bacteria.