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Gallery 17: Oswald Avery with of the Colgate band, 1900.

Gallery 17:  Oswald Avery with of the Colgate band, 1900.
1900 picture of the Colgate band. Avery is seated in the middle holding his cornet.
oswald avery, cornet, colgate
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16391. Biography 17: Oswald Theodore Avery (1877-1955)
In 1944, Oswald Avery and his colleagues, Colin MacLeod and Maclyn McCarty published their landmark paper on the transforming ability of DNA.
16386. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 2
Relating how Avery was a successful orator while an undergraduate at Colgate University, and his subsequent disdain for public speaking as a scientist.
16378. Gallery 17: Oswald Avery, around 1930
Oswald Avery at work in the laboratory, around 1930.
16380. Gallery 17: Oswald Avery, 1940
Avery at a 1940 Christmas party.
16376. Gallery 17: Oswald Avery family portrait, 1886.
Oswald is seated to the left of his father, the Reverend Joseph Francis Avery.
16379. Gallery 17: Oswald Avery's memorandum of appointment
Memo approving Avery's appointment to the Rockefeller Institute.
16381. Gallery 17: Oswald Avery's letter to his brother, 1943
A page from the May 15, 1943 letter from Oswald Avery to his brother Roy. In the letter Avery speculated on how transformation could happen. Avery never publicly connected genes with DNA and his transformation experiments.
15674. Oswald Avery (c.1930)
Oswald Avery, circa 1930.
16385. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 1
Commenting on Avery as a scientific group leader and as a person.
15012. Oswald Avery
In 1944, Avery and MacLeod, and McCarty purified the transforming principle of Fred Griffith's earlier experiment with pneumocossus bacteria. By a process of elimination, these scientists showed that DNA was the factor that caused genetic transformation.
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