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Power of Giving 2019 | Health & Medicine: A History of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-05-20T17:55:34.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_HZMs7GalmsQ

Progress in nucleic acid research and molecular biology

Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1964
2008
C1964-c2008
Topic:
Nucleic acids  Search this
Molecular biology  Search this
Call number:
QP551 .P96
QP551.P96
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_44776

History of the Polymerase Chain Reaction Videohistory Collection, 1992-1993

Subject:
Gefland, David H  Search this
Faloona, Fred  Search this
DiCesare, Joseph L  Search this
Haff, Lawrence Allen  Search this
Pigliucci, Riccardo  Search this
Barrett, Peter  Search this
Kwok, Shirley  Search this
White, Thomas J  Search this
Saiki, Randall K  Search this
Erlich, Henry Anthony  Search this
Jones, David C  Search this
Katz, Elena D  Search this
Seyfried, Donna Marie  Search this
Scharf, Stephen  Search this
Watson, Robert  Search this
Woudenberg, Timothy M  Search this
Widunas, Joseph  Search this
Regusa, Robert P  Search this
Grossman, Robert L  Search this
Kelley, Lesley S  Search this
Leath, Richard  Search this
Pasahow, Lynn H  Search this
Picozza, Enrico  Search this
Mullis, Kary B  Search this
Atwood, John G  Search this
Arnheim, Norman  Search this
Sninsky, John J  Search this
Cetus Corporation  Search this
Perkin-Elmer Corporation  Search this
Roche Molecular Systems  Search this
Hoffman-La Roche Corporation  Search this
Interviewer:
Kondratas, Ramunas  Search this
Physical description:
11 videotapes
Type:
Videotapes
Collection descriptions
Transcripts
Date:
1992
1992-1993
Topic:
Molecular biology  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Bioengineering  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Patents  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Interviews  Search this
DNA thermal cycler  Search this
Polymerase chain reaction  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009577
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217745

Linus Pauling

Artist:
Alice Neel, 28 Jan 1900 - 13 Oct 1984  Search this
Sitter:
Linus Carl Pauling, 28 Feb 1901 - 19 Aug 1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 126.4 x 90.2 x 2.5cm (49 3/4 x 35 1/2 x 1")
Frame: 148.9 x 113 x 7cm (58 5/8 x 44 1/2 x 2 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1969
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Linus Carl Pauling: Male  Search this
Linus Carl Pauling: Education\Educator  Search this
Linus Carl Pauling: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Linus Carl Pauling: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist  Search this
Linus Carl Pauling: Science and Technology\Scientist\Chemist  Search this
Linus Carl Pauling: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.85.73
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Alice Neel
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1960-2000
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 342
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4078b5955-00b7-4c5b-a00a-a1e1f45e4d06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.85.73

Flask

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 7/8 in x 5 in x 5 in; 22.5425 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
flask
Date made:
after 1902
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
From collection of George A. Bender (Accession 286284)
ID Number:
MG.M-12932.01
Catalog number:
M-12932.01
Accession number:
286284
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6e16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_728705

Florence flask

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 6 in; 22.86 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
flask
Date made:
after 1902
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
From collection of George A. Bender (Accession 286284)
ID Number:
MG.M-12932.02
Catalog number:
M-12932.02
Accession number:
286284
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6e17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_728706

Florence flask

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 13.97 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
flask
Date made:
after 1902
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
From collection of George A. Bender (Accession 286284)
ID Number:
MG.M-12932.03
Catalog number:
M-12932.03
Accession number:
286284
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6e18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_728707

Flask

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
flask, chemical
Date made:
ca 1921
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Whitall Tatum Company
ID Number:
MG.M-01260
Catalog number:
M-01260
Accession number:
67053
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9633-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1416188

DNA-polymerase

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
potassium phosphate, 50 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
dithiothreitol, 0.25 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
metal (overall material)
DNA-polymerase I (large fragment, Klenow enzyme), dissolved in 50% glycerol (v/v) (overall active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
DNA-polymerase
Place made:
West Germany
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
1983-08-16
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.23
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.23
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a6c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427282
Online Media:

T4-DNA Ligase

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 13/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.14375 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
T4-DNA ligase
Place made:
West Germany
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
1984-08
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.26
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.26
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a806-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427286

Eco RI

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
solution in potassium phosphate, 10 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
NaCl, 0.2 mol/l (overall active ingredients)
dithiothreitol, 0.5 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
Triton X-100, 0.2% (v/v) (overall active ingredients)
glycerol, 50% (v/v) (overall active ingredients)
EDTA, 1 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
metal (overall material)
Eco RI high concentration (overall active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Eco RI
Place made:
West Germany
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
1985-03
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.27
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.27
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a807-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427287
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Sau 3AI

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
Solution in Tris-HCl, 20 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
NaCl, 50 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
EDTA, 0.1 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
Beta-mercaptoethanol, 5 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
glycerol, 50% (v/v) (overall active ingredients)
metal (overall material)
Sau 3AI (overall active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Sau 3AI
Place made:
West Germany
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
1985-09
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.28
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.28
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-843c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427306
Online Media:

Hind III

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
Solution in Tris-HCl, 10 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
NaCl, 250 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
EDTA, 0.1 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
dithiothreitol, 1 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
glycerol, 50% (v/v) (overall active ingredients)
metal (overall material)
Hind III (overall active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Hind III
Place made:
West Germany
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
1985-01
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.29
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.29
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-843d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427308
Online Media:

Myoglobin Protein Model

Physical Description:
polymethyl methacrylate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 53 cm x 58 cm x 52 cm; 20 7/8 in x 22 27/32 in x 20 15/32 in
crate: 36 in x 37 in x 32 in; 91.44 cm x 93.98 cm x 81.28 cm
Object Name:
molecular model
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Used:
United States: New York, Bronx
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Jonathan Wittenberg
ID Number:
2009.0111.01
Accession number:
2009.0111
Catalog number:
2009.0111.01
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-4d62-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1389707
Online Media:

Zeiss Opton Refractometer

User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Maker:
Zeiss  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 21.7 cm x 33 cm x 16.7 cm; 8 17/32 in x 13 in x 6 9/16 in
overall: 12 in x 14 in x 6 in; 30.48 cm x 35.56 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
refractometer
Place made:
Germany
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford, Stanford
Date made:
1946-1953
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.28
Catalog number:
1987.0757.28
Accession number:
1987.0757
Serial number:
128646
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b426-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131224

Florence flask

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16 cm; 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
Florence Flask
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
after 1902
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.027
Catalog number:
1985.0311.027
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e97f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1076

Playbill for Miss Saigon

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Broadway Theatre, American, founded 1924  Search this
Subject of:
Jonathan Pryce, CBE, Welsh, born 1947  Search this
Lea Salonga, Filipino, born 1971  Search this
Hinton Battle, German-American, born 1956  Search this
Willy Falk  Search this
Liz Callaway, American, born 1951  Search this
Barry K. Bernal, American, 1963 - 1991  Search this
Kam Cheng, Malaysian, born 1969  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (21.6 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50fe26d77-acdb-44e5-8fdf-e52750b43bc4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.67
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Biology

Designer:
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972  Search this
Medium:
B&W Printed Material
Type:
archive
Archive folder
Object Name:
Archive folder
Date:
1920-?
Credit Line:
Henry Dreyfuss Archive, gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
Dreyfuss Symbol Sourcebook Working Papers Folder 135
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a31ecca1-975c-4268-a91d-811d9f0f04c5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_Dreyfuss_Symbol_Sourcebook_Working_Papers_Folder_135

Smallpox Virus Sequencing Project Videohistory Collection

Extent:
2 videotapes (Reference copies).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Transcripts
Place:
Somalia
Date:
1991
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when recording people at work in environments, explaining artifacts, demonstrating process, or in group discussion. The experimental program recorded projects that reflected the Institution's concern with the conduct of contemporary science and technology.

Smithsonian historians participated in the program to document visual aspects of their on-going historical research. Projects covered topics in the physical and biological sciences as well as in technological design and manufacture. To capture site, process, and interaction most effectively, projects were taped in offices, factories, quarries, laboratories, observatories, and museums. Resulting footage was duplicated, transcribed, and deposited in the Smithsonian Institution Archives for scholarship, education, and exhibition. The collection is open to qualified researchers.
Descriptive Entry:
Ramunas Kondratas, Curator of the Division of Medical Sciences of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History (NMAH), documented the start of the project to sequence the smallpox virus genome at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland. As the result of NINDS's extensive facilities for DNA sequencing, it was chosen as the site for the joint CDC-NIH project to sequence the Bangladesh 1975 strain of the virus. The session was videotaped in the instrument room, laboratory, library, and computer room of NINDS, November 21, 1991.

This collection consists of one interview session, totaling approximately 3:00 hours of video recordings and 44 pages of transcript.

For additional information on DNA Sequencing, see Record Unit 9549, DNA Sequencing, Smithsonian Videohistory Collection, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Historical Note:
In 1967, the World Health Organization (WHO) initiated a program of world-wide eradication of smallpox through mass immunization and vigorous containment of outbreaks. The last naturally occurring case of smallpox was identified in Somalia in 1977. After two additional years of worldwide surveillance, on October 26, 1979, WHO announced the global eradication of smallpox.

The virus remained in storage at two authorized sites--the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and the Research Institute for Viral Preparations in Moscow, Russia. In an address to the World Health Assembly in May 1990, United States Health and Human Services Secretary Louis W. Sullivan stated that technological advances had made it possible to map the entire smallpox genome within three years. Scientists agreed that the preferred first step toward the destruction of the virus was to determine its complete DNA sequence and in that way retain the essential scientific information of what would become an extinct virus. At a meeting of the ad hoc WHO Committee on Orthopoxvirus Infections held in Geneva, Switzerland, in December 1990, it was agreed that all remaining stocks of the Vaccinia virus would be destroyed by December 31, 1993.

Li-Ing Liu received a B.A. in nursing from the National Taiwan University in 1979, and an M.S. in nursing from the National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1983. In 1990, she was awarded a Ph.D. in physiology and biophysics from the University of Illinois, Chicago. In 1990, she joined the staff of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a special volunteer on the sequencing project.

Brian Wilfred John Mahy received a B.S. from the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry at the University of Southampton, England, in 1959, and a Ph.D. there in 1963. In 1965, Mahy entered the Wolfson College of the University of Cambridge, where he received an M.A. in pathology in 1966 and a Doctor of Science in virology in 1982. From September 1973 to August 1974, Mahy conducted research on RNA tumor viruses at the University of California, San Francisco. From September 1980 to August 1981, he researched coronaviruses at the Universitat Wurzburg, Germany. In 1984, he was appointed Director of the Animal Virus Research Institute, Pirbright, Surrey, England, and in 1986, became head of the Pirbright Laboratory Institute for Animal Health. In 1989, he accepted the position of Director of the Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases at the National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC.

J. Craig Venter received a B.A. in biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego in 1972, and a Ph.D. in physiology and pharmacology in 1975. From 1976 to 1982, he served as a Professor of pharmacology and biochemistry at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. From 1982 to 1985 he served as Associate Chief Cancer Research Scientist in the Department of Molecular Immunology at the Roswell Park Memorial Institute. In 1983 he was appointed Adjunct Professor of biochemical pharmacology at SUNY-Buffalo, and joined NIH in 1984 as Chief of the Receptor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, NINDS. In 1987 he also became Co-director of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology at NINDS, and was appointed Director of the NINDS DNA facility.

Teresa Utterback, a medical technologist working as a sequencing technician on the smallpox project, demonstrated DNA sequencing processes; Nicolay Selivanov, an Associate Professor at the Soviet Institute of Virology working on advanced cloning and subcloning of viral genes, demonstrated his template making of the pox virus, and Anthony Kerlavage demonstrated the data processing associated with the project.
Topic:
Technology -- History  Search this
Molecular biology  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Smallpox  Search this
Virology  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Genomics  Search this
Medicine -- History  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Immunization  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Transcripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9564, Smallpox Virus Sequencing Project Videohistory Collection
Identifier:
Record Unit 9564
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Smallpox Virus Sequencing Project Videohistory Collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru9564

Was recorded at the Receptor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, NINDS, NIH. Venter, Mahy, Kerlavage, Liu, Utterback, and Selivanov discussed the history of the smallpox sequencing projec...

Container:
Interviews
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9564, Smallpox Virus Sequencing Project Videohistory Collection
See more items in:
Smallpox Virus Sequencing Project Videohistory Collection
Smallpox Virus Sequencing Project Videohistory Collection / Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru9564-refidd1e286

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