Leder, Philip laboratory notebooks, 1963-1965. H MS c296

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Philip Leder (1934- ), M.D., 1964, Harvard Medical School, is an American geneticist. He was born in Washington, D.C. and studied at Harvard University, graduating in 1960. Leder is known for his early work with Marshall Nirenberg on the genetic code and the Nirenberg and Leder experiment. Since that landmark experiment, he has made many seminal contributions in the fields of molecular genetics, immunology and the genetic basis of cancer. He is a recipient of the Lasker Award and the National Medal of Science. Leder is currently Chairman of the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.
Includes notebooks recording Leder's genetic research from December 1963 to August 1965.

Items in the Leder, Philip laboratory notebooks, 1963-1965. H MS c296 Collection

These three laboratory notebooks from geneticist Philip Leder (1934- ) were used while he was a postdoctoral researcher working with Marshall W. Nirenberg (1927- ). Leder and Nirenberg developed an experiment in 1964 to allow the mapping of…

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