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Jazz artist pioneers biochemical genetics?

Kenneth D. Bergman kbergman at keene.edu
Wed May 17 11:35:21 EST 1995


Sorry to use band-width for the following, but yesterday I posted a message
containing the following lines:

'In "Lords of the Fly: Drosophila Genetics and the Experimental Life" ...,
Robert E. Kohler describes George Beadle's first encounter with the highly
non-collegial world of research biochemistry.  While guiding Arthur Tatum's
early work on eye-pigments,...'


Obviously, Edward Tatum pioneered biochemical genetics in Drosophila and
Neurospora:  Art Tatum was playing the piano (with equal virtuosity).  

Now, back to Drosophila....

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