Genesis of the Salk Institute : The Epic of Its Founders
By: Bourgeois, Suzanne.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (267 p.).ISBN: 9780520956599.Subject(s): Biology -- Research -- California -- San Diego | Research institutes -- California -- San Diego | Salk Institute for Biological StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Genesis of the Salk Institute : The Epic of Its FoundersDDC classification: 570.72 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; The Characters; Chronology; Prologue: The Greatest Generation; 1. Before and after Ann Arbor; 2. Doctor Polio Meets Doctor Atomic; 3. Enter Leo Szilard; 4. Atoms in Biology; 5. What Was It about La Jolla?; 6. The Pasteur Connection; 7. The Spirit of Paris; 8. Our Dear Kahn Building; 9. Pioneering; 10. The McCloy Boys; 11. Biology in Human Affairs; 12. A Napoleon from Byzantium; Epilogue: Fifty Years Later; Notes; Abbreviations; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q
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This work is a personal account of the origins and early years of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Bourgeois crafts an engaging study that draws on her involvement with the Institute and on related archives, interviews, and informal conversations.The volume discusses the people who founded the Institute and built a home for renowned research-leading scientists of the time as well as non-scientists of stature in finance, politics, philanthropy, publishing, and the humanities. The events that brought people together, the historic backdrop in which they worked, their persona
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