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Milislav Demerec (January 11, 1895 – April 12, 1966) was a Croatian-American geneticist, and the director of the Department of Genetics, Carnegie Institution of Washington, now Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) from 1941 to 1960, recruiting Barbara McClintock and Alfred Hershey. [1]

46 relations: Albert Francis Blakeslee, Albinism, Alexander Hollaender, Alfred Hershey, Allele, American Philosophical Society, Antimicrobial resistance, Austria-Hungary, Bacteria, Bacteriophage, Barbara McClintock, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Calvin Bridges, Carnegie Institution for Science, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cornell University, Croatia, Croats, Delphinium, Doctor of Philosophy, Drosophila melanogaster, Drosophilidae, Escherichia coli, Esther Lederberg, France, Geneticist, Genetics, Grignon, Hrvatska Kostajnica, Katherine Brehme Warren, Križevci, Croatia, Lambda, Long Island University, Maize, Max Delbrück, Mosaic (genetics), National Academy of Sciences, Penicillium, Radiation, Rollins A. Emerson, Salmonella, Staphylococcus, Thomas Hunt Morgan, United States, World War I, World War II.

Albert Francis Blakeslee

Albert Francis Blakeslee (November 9, 1874 – November 16, 1954) was an American botanist.

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Albinism in humans (from the Latin albus, "white"; see extended etymology, also called achromia, achromasia, or achromatosis) is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a copper-containing enzyme involved in the production of melanin.

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Alexander Hollaender

Alexander Hollaender (1898–1986) was one of the world's leading researchers in radiation biology and in genetic mutations.

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Alfred Hershey

Alfred Day Hershey (December 4, 1908 – May 22, 1997) was an American Nobel Prize–winning bacteriologist and geneticist.

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An allele, or allel, is one of a number of alternative forms of the same gene or same genetic locus.

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American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society (APS), founded in 1743 and located in Philadelphia, is an eminent scholarly organization of international reputation, that promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.

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Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is when microbes are less treatable with one or more medication used to treat or prevent infection.

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Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn; Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia), also known by other names and often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Empire of Austria and the Kingdom of Hungary that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867, when the compromise was ratified by the Hungarian parliament.

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Bacteria (singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms.

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A bacteriophage (informally, phage) is a virus that infects and replicates within a bacterium.

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Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Brookhaven National Laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is a United States national laboratory located in Upton, New York, on Long Island, and was formally established in 1947 at the site of Camp Upton, a former U.S. Army base.

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Calvin Bridges

Calvin Blackman Bridges (January 11, 1889 – December 27, 1938) was an American scientist, known for his contributions to the field of genetics.

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Carnegie Institution for Science

The Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS), also called the Carnegie Institution of Washington (CIW), is an organization in the United States established to support scientific research.

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private, non-profit institution with research programs focusing on cancer, neuroscience, plant genetics, genomics and quantitative biology.

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Cornell University

Cornell University is an American private Ivy League and federal land-grant research university located in Ithaca, New York.

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Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.

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Croats (Hrvati) are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.

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Delphinium is a genus of about 300 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, native throughout the Northern Hemisphere and also on the high mountains of tropical Africa.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Drosophila melanogaster

Drosophila melanogaster is a species of fly (the taxonomic order Diptera) in the family Drosophilidae.

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Drosophilidae is a diverse, cosmopolitan family of flies, which includes fruit flies.

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Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli (also known as E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms).

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Esther Lederberg

Esther Miriam Zimmer Lederberg (December 18, 1922 – November 11, 2006) was an American microbiologist and a pioneer of bacterial genetics.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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A geneticist is a biologist who studies genetics, the science of genes, heredity, and variation of organisms.

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Genetics is the study of genes, heredity, and genetic variation in living organisms.

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Grignon may refer to:;Places.

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Hrvatska Kostajnica

Hrvatska Kostajnica, often just Kostajnica, is a small town in central Croatia.

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Katherine Brehme Warren

Katherine "Kitty" Brehme Warren (1909–1991) was a geneticist and scientific editor known for her work at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

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Križevci, Croatia

Križevci (Crisium, Kőrös, Kreutz) is a town in central Croatia with a total population of 21,122 and with 11,231 in the city itself (2011), the oldest town in its county, the Koprivnica-Križevci County.

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Lambda (uppercase Λ, lowercase λ; Λάμ(β)δα lam(b)da) is the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.

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Long Island University

Long Island University (LIU) is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher education with locations and programs spanning the New York metropolitan area, overseas, and online.

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Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large grain plant domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica in prehistoric times.

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Max Delbrück

Max Ludwig Henning Delbrück, ForMemRS (September 4, 1906 – March 9, 1981), a German–American biophysicist, helped launch the molecular biology research program in the late 1930s.

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Mosaic (genetics)

In genetics, a mosaic or mosaicism denotes the presence of two or more populations of cells with different genotypes in one individual who has developed from a single fertilized egg.

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National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private non-profit organization in the United States.

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Penicillium is a genus of ascomycetous fungi of major importance in the natural environment as well as food and drug production.

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In physics, radiation is the emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium.

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Rollins A. Emerson

Rollins Adams Emerson (1873–1947) was an American geneticist who rediscovered the laws of inheritance established by Gregor Mendel.

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Salmonella is a genus of rod-shaped (bacillus) bacteria of the Enterobacteriaceae family.

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Staphylococcus (from the σταφυλή, staphylē, "grape" and κόκκος, kókkos, "granule") is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria.

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Thomas Hunt Morgan (September 25, 1866 – December 4, 1945) was an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist, embryologist, and science author who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries elucidating the role that the chromosome plays in heredity.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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