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Gallery 18: Martha Epstein Chase

Gallery 18:  Martha Epstein Chase
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16020. Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase, 1952
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16406. Gallery 18: Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase, 1953
Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase at Cold Spring Harbor, 1953.
16408. Gallery 18: Raymond Appleyard, George Bowen, Martha Chase, June Dixon, 1953
Relaxing during a break at the 1953 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Viruses: (L-R) Raymond Appleyard, George Bowen, Martha Chase, June Dixon.
16417. Video 18: Al Hershey, clip 1
In this interview from 1991, Al Hershey describes the experimental approach used in the famous "blender experiment."
16419. Biography 18: Alfred Day Hershey (1908-1997)
Alfred Hershey was a phage geneticist who, with his research assistant, Martha Chase, did one of the most famous experiments in molecular biology. The "blender" experiment proved that DNA carried genetic information.
11231. "The Investigators," Ivan E. McDougle and assistants (Gwendolyn Watson, Martha Lobingier, Eleanor Harned), in Amherst County, Virginia
"The Investigators," Ivan E. McDougle and assistants (Gwendolyn Watson, Martha Lobingier, Eleanor Harned), in Amherst County, Virginia
1890. MYH9
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16547. Video 24: Phil Sharp, clip 5
Commenting on how the real excitement of science comes when you don't know what's going on, and you get to be part of "the chase."
16395. Animation18: Bacteria and viruses have DNA too.
Joshua Lederberg worked with bacterial genetics while Alfred Hershey showed that DNA is responsible for the reproduction of new viruses in a cell.
15328. Meeting Frank Stahl, Matthew Meselson
Matt Meselson talks about how he met Frank Stahl, his partner in "the beautiful experiment." Together they proved that DNA is replicated semi-conservatively.
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