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Title
Maxine Singer papers Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004 (bulk 1970-1995).
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
English
French
Greek, Modern (1453- )
Italian
Japanese
Collection material chiefly in English, with French, Greek, Italian, and Japanese
Identified By
Lccn: mm2004085102
Summary
Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, reports, subject files, research material, printed matter, and other papers documenting Singer's career as a biochemist specializing in the field of DNA and RNA research, as an advisor and spokesperson on science policy issues, and as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Subjects include genetics, recombinant DNA, viral RNA, genetic code, DNA transcription, LINE-1 mammalian DNA sequences, molecular biology, nucleic acids, enzymes, science policy issues including creationism and the teaching of evolution, ethical use of biotechnologies, fraudulent scientific data, legislation concerning scientific issues, science education, scientific freedoms, women in science, simian virus 40 (SV40 (Virus)), social issues, and public policy issues including gender equality and the Vietnam War. Documents her work at the Asilomar Conference on Recombinant DNA Molecules, Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel (Mekhon Ṿaitsman le-madaʻ), National Institutes of Health, and Yale University; and her collaboration with David Baltimore, Paul Berg, Pushpa M. Bhargava, D.P. Burma, Stanley N. Cohen, Donald S. Fredrickson, Joseph S. Fruton, Dean H. Hamer, Leon Alma Heppel, Har Gobind Khorana, Claude B. Klee, Joshua Lederberg, Marshall Nirenberg, Jacek Skowronski, and Carl Wu.
Correspondents include David Baltimore, Paul Berg, Carl Djerassi, Marianne Grunberg-Manago, Leon Alma Heppel, Har Gobind Khorana, Hans L. Kornberg, and James Watson.
Authorized Access Point
Singer, Maxine. Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004 (bulk 1970-1995)