Richard H. Epstein

Affiliations: 
Molecular Biology University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland 
Area:
bacterial genetics
Website:
http://www.molbio.unige.ch/eng/epstein_award
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Bio:

(1929 - 2011)
Dick Epstein was instrumental in the discovery and analysis of the amber mutants of bacteriophage T4 and succeeded in identifying most of the essential genes of T4 using conditional-lethal mutations

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Parents

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August H. Doermann grad student 1958 Rochester
 (A study of multiplicity-reactivation in the bacteriophage T4)
Max Delbrück post-doc Caltech (FlyTree)

Children

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Michele Fluck grad student University of Geneva (Microtree)
James E. Dahlberg post-doc University of Geneva
Larry Gold research scientist 1969-1970 University of Geneva (Cell Biology Tree)
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Epstein RH, Bolle A, Steinberg CM. (2012) Amber mutants of bacteriophage T4D: their isolation and genetic characterization. Genetics. 190: 833-40
Eiserling FA, Corso J, Feng S, et al. (1984) Intracellular morphogenesis of bacteriophage T4. II. Head morphogenesis. Virology. 137: 95-101
Eiserling FA, Fluck M, Epstein RH. (1984) Intracellular morphogenesis of bacteriophage T4. I. Gene dosage effects on early functions and tail fiber assembly. Virology. 137: 86-94
Miller RC, Young ET, Epstein RH, et al. (1981) Regulation of the synthesis of the T4 DNA polymerase (gene 43). Virology. 110: 98-112
Fluck MM, Epstein RH. (1980) Isolation and characterization of context mutations affecting the suppressibility of nonsense mutations. Molecular & General Genetics : Mgg. 177: 615-27
Belin D, Hedgpeth J, Selzer GB, et al. (1979) Temperature-sensitive mutation in the initiation codon of the rIIB gene of bacteriophage T4. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 76: 700-4
Mattson T, Van Houwe G, Epstein RH. (1978) Isolation and characterization of conditional lethal mutations in the mot gene of bacteriophage T4. Journal of Molecular Biology. 126: 551-70
Fluck MM, Salser W, Epstein RH. (1977) The influence of the reading context upon the suppression of nonsense codons. Molecular & General Genetics : Mgg. 151: 137-49
Belin D, Epstein RH. (1977) A temperature-sensitive rIIB mutation which affects the synthesis of bacteriophage T4 rIIB protein. Virology. 78: 537-53
Krisch HM, Van Houwe G, Belin D, et al. (1977) Regulation of the expression of bacteriophage T4 genes 32 and 43. Virology. 78: 87-98
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