Martin Rodbell Papers 1925-1999


Martin Rodbell Papers 1925-1999

This collection documents the life and career of American biochemist and molecular endocrinologist Martin Rodbell. The papers consists primarily of professional and travel correspondence, materials related to awards and prizes (including the Nobel and the Gairdner), Rodbell's reprints, laboratory notebooks, photographic prints, and some personal papers. Most of the materials come from the 1970s through the 1990s. The collection documents his extensive professional activities both inside and outside of the laboratory.



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