Barbara McClintock

University of Missouri, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
"Barbara McClintock"

(1902 - 1992) I wish to acknowledge my indebtedness to Doctor L. W. SHARP and Doctor A. C. FRASER and to express my sincere appreciation for their thoughtful criticism and constant encouragement during the progress of this investigation.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983 was awarded to Barbara McClintock for her discovery of mobile genetic elements.
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Lowell Fitz Randolph research assistant 1923-1926 U.S. Department of Agriculture
 (McClintock started her Ph.D. while an assistant in the Botany Dept. with Randolph, but later switched to Lester Sharp)
Allan Cameron Fraser grad student 1927 Cornell
Lester W. Sharp grad student 1927 Cornell (DevTree)
 (A cytological and genetical study of triploid maize.)
Lewis J. Stadler post-doc 1931-1932 University of Missouri-Columbia
Ernest G. Anderson post-doc 1934 Caltech
Thomas Hunt Morgan post-doc 1934 Caltech (FlyTree)
Richard B. Goldschmidt post-doc 1933-1934 Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Biologie (FlyTree)
Rollins Adams Emerson research scientist 1936 Cornell (DevTree)


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Almiro Blumenschein grad student (Evolution Tree)
Susan R Wessler post-doc (Evolution Tree)
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Mcclintock B. (1997) Ichthyodeterrent properties of lipophilic extracts from Bermudian sponges Journal of Chemical Ecology. 23: 1607-1620
McClintock B. (1984) The significance of responses of the genome to challenge. Science (New York, N.Y.). 226: 792-801
Mcclintock B. (1968) Genetic systems regulating gene expression during development Developmental Biology. 84-112
McClintock B. (1961) Some Parallels Between Gene Control Systems in Maize and in Bacteria The American Naturalist. 95: 265-277
MCCLINTOCK B. (1956) Controlling elements and the gene. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia On Quantitative Biology. 21: 197-216
MCCLINTOCK B. (1956) Intranuclear systems controlling gene action and mutation. Brookhaven Symposia in Biology. 58-74
McClintock B. (1953) Induction of Instability at Selected Loci in Maize. Genetics. 38: 579-99
McCLINTOCK B. (1951) Chromosome organization and genic expression. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia On Quantitative Biology. 16: 13-47
McCLINTOCK B. (1950) The origin and behavior of mutable loci in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 36: 344-55
McCLINTOCK B. (1946) Maize genetics. Year Book - Carnegie Institution of Washington. 45: 176-86
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