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Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s : oral history transcript / 2002.
BANC MSS 2003/171 c; Phonotape 3465 C:1; Phonotape 3465 C:2
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Title:

Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s : oral history transcript / 2002

Creator/Contributor:

Betlach, Mary Carolyn, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hughes, Sally Smith, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Discussion of laboratory facilities, personnel, competition, and working atmosphere at Herbert Boyer's laboratory in the early 1970s; early work to purify restriction enzymes and plasmids and clone DNA; biosafety concerns; plasmid vector development, approval and certification, and conflicts surrounding dissemination to colleagues; perspectives on division between science and industry; opinions on scientists who merit the Nobel Prize; comments on Herbert Boyer, Stanley N. Cohen, Robert Helling, Ernest Jawetz, Art Riggs, William J. Rutter, and others.

Date:

2002 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Boyer, Herbert W
Cohen, Stanley N
Jawetz, Ernest
Riggs, Arthur D
Rutter, W. J. (William J.)
Helling, Robert
Molecular cloning -- Research -- California
Plasmids -- Genetics -- Research -- California

Note:

Mary C. Betlach. Interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology.
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3465 C:1-2.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (v, 79 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
2 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z171b
BANC MSS 2003/171 c
Phonotape 3465 C:1
Phonotape 3465 C:2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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