Papers, [ca. 1920]-1980.

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Papers, [ca. 1920]-1980.

The collection includes extensive correspondence, lectures, autobiographical material, articles and papers, zoological course notes, and photographs. Stern's various areas of scientific interest are documented in the collection, including chromosome theory of heredity, role of gene mutation and chromosome rearrangements in evolution, action and interaction of genes during individual development, and particularly his contribution to the development of human genetics as a discipline.

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Gaffron, H. (Hans)

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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Advisory Committee for Biology and Medicine.

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Schultz, Jack, 1904?-1971

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Jack Schultz was geneticist and biochemist. His career centered on the study of the nature and function of the gene, chemical genetics of Drosophila, cytochemical and nutritional techniques, cytochemistry of growth, and the pattern of human chromosomes. Schultz obtained his A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. (1929) from Columbia University, where he was the last graduate student to get his doctorate under T. H. Morgan. He also worked with Morgan at the California Institute of Technology, 1929-1936 and 1941-1...

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University of Rochester. Dept. of Zoology

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