Video 32: Nathaniel Comfort, clip 6
Nathaniel Comfort published The Tangled Field (2001), a biographical study of McClintock's life, thought, and impact. In this clip he describes the ideal conditions at Cold Spring Harbor for McClintock to be able to pursue her research: fully funded lab, no teaching, no grant proposal writing, good facilities.
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Barbara McClintock teaching a 1981 plant genetics course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Barbara McClintock at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1951
Barbara McClintock working in the cornfield at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Barbara McClintock did pioneer work in plant genetics. She received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1983.
Barbara McClintock at the opening of the McClintock building at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Barbara McClintock and Harriet Creighton at a meeting at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Barbara McClintock (L) and Jacques Monod (R) at a Cold Spring Harbor meeting, 1946.
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.
Barbara McClintock with David Micklos, director of the DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor, at the Smithsonian Exhibit, 1988. Some of McClintock's artifacts were used in an exhibit at the DNA Learning Center.
Wildtype corn, bz-stable, and bz-mutable mutants.