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Microbiology

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Lappin Horsfall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 191
Abstract

Dr. Frank Horsfall was a microbiologist with the Rockefeller Hospital from 1934 to 1960, after which he became Director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research until his death in 1971. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, memoranda, drafts of articles, laboratory studies and notes, reprints, printed matter, and photos.

Dates: 1940-1971

Margaret Pittman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 590
Abstract

Pittman worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), first as a bacteriologist and later as the first female lab Chief of an NIH laboratory, the Laboratory of Bacteriological Products within the Division of Biologics Standards (1958-1971). Pittman is perhaps most noted for her contributions to understanding the whooping cough.

Dates: 1921-1993

Michael Heidelberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 245a
Abstract

Michael Heidelberger (1888-1991) is known as one of the founders of quantitative immunochemistry, and in the course of his career studied, among others, bacterial polysaccharides (particularly pneumococcal), as well as the immunochemistry of proteins, antibodies, and antigens. The papers deal primarily with Heidelberger's career as a teacher, researcher, and active member of the scientific community.

Dates: 1901-1990 (bulk 1940-1975)