Barbara McClintock’s Final Years as Nobelist and Mentor: A Memoir

Chomet, Paul, Martienssen, Rob (September 2017) Barbara McClintock’s Final Years as Nobelist and Mentor: A Memoir. Cell, 170 (6). pp. 1049-1054. ISSN 0092-8674

DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.08.040


September 2, 2017, marks the 25th year after the passing of Dr. Barbara McClintock, geneticist and recipient of the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of transposable elements in maize. This memoir focuses on the last years of her life—after the prize—and includes personal recollections of how she mentored young scientists and inspired the age of genetics, epigenetics, and genomics.

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: history
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Communities: CSHL labs > Martienssen lab
Depositing User: Matt Covey
Date: 7 September 2017
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2017 20:24
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 20:30
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