Video 32: Nathaniel Comfort, clip 2
Nathaniel Comfort published The Tangled Field (2001), a biographical study of McClintock's life, thought, and impact. In this clip he comments on the paper by McClintock and Creighton that showed cytological crossing over and genetic crossing over are simultaneous processes.
corn genetics, nathaniel comfort, barbara mcclintock, harriet creighton, cytological crossing over, genetic crossing over
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DNAFTB Gallery 32: Barbara McClintock presents her work with maize.
McClintock's contributions to corn genetics.
Barbara McClintock and Harriet Creighton at a meeting at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
What did McClintock think about the dissociator and activator genes?
How was McClintock able to do what she did?
Comments on how McClintock used the breakage fusion bridge cycle to look for new mutations.
Why did McClintock stay at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory?
Barbara McClintock did pioneer work in plant genetics. She received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1983.
The Maize Genome Project is the culmination of a century of maize research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory that began with George Shull and continued with Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock.
George Beadle had successful research careers in corn and Drosophila genetics, before starting the field of Neurospora research.