McClintock, Barbara

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McClintock,

Barbara, winner of 1983 Nobel Prize for work related to genetics.
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Dos anos mas tarde, Barbara McClintock, investigadora de la Universidad de Missouri (Columbia, Missouri), que se dedicaba al estudio de la genetica del maiz (Zea mays), describio como la ruptura de los cromosomas resultaba en adhesion y fusion de sus extremos, con la consecuente formacion de cromosomas dicentricos.
Starting with Cornelia Clapp and ending with Mary Good, the volume also includes biographies of Annie Jump Cannon, Gerty Cori, Barbara McClintock, Virginia Apgar, and Rachel Carson.
In The Tangled Field, Comfort poses a biography of geneticist Barbara McClintock.
What I have in mind here is the work of Barbara McClintock, as it is recounted by Evelyn Fox Keller in her scientific biography, A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock.
He tells a story about a biologist, Barbara McClintock, working to develop new and better strains of corn.
The lead review was Pamela Daniels' discussion of Vivian Gornick's Women in Science: Portraits from a World in Transition (Simon and Schuster) and Evelyn Fox Keller's A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock (W.
A table of famous women, dated 1987, does not include the death years of Barbara McClintock and Grace Murray Hopper and gives an incorrect birth year for Eugenie Clark.
Half a century ago, with only classical breeding techniques at her disposal, American plant geneticist Dr Barbara McClintock proved the existence of mobile genetic elements that could alter or abolish supposedly fixed hereditary traits in maize.
I was reminded of another person of vision and integrity, the late Barbara McClintock, who said, "Everywhere in science the talk is of winners, patents, pressures, money, no money, the rat race.
A pair of eyeglasses, a microscope, a cornfield, and a keen mind were the only tools that plant geneticist Barbara McClintock used in the corn genetics work that earned her a Nobel Prize.
Fedoroff's research interests, like those of the Nobel Prize winner, Barbara McClintock, have been focused on using the maize plant to unravel heretofore hidden genetic secrets.
During the 1940s Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock showed that genes could jump--move laterally within the chromosome or even between chromosomes--as well as move vertically from generation to generation as in the conventional model.