Leslie Orgel Papers, 1960 - 1991

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Leslie Orgel Papers, 1960 - 1991

Leslie Orgel Papers, 1960 - 1991

Papers of Leslie Orgel, chemist, molecular biologist and Senior Fellow and Research Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where he directs the Chemical Evolution Laboratory. Orgel's research interests include nucleic acid chemistry, molecular evolution, prebiotic chemistry, and problems related to the origin of life. The bulk of the papers dates from 1964 to 1991 and includes correspondence, journal articles, conference and meeting material, contracts and grants, subject files, Salk Institute administrative files, and referee reports.The papers are arranged in eight series: 1) BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL, 2) CORRESPONDENCE, 3) WRITINGS, 4) CONTRACTS, GRANTS AND PROPOSALS, 5) CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS, 6) SUBJECT FILES, 7) SALK INSTITUTE, and 8) REFEREE REPORTS.

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