The Resource Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s :, Mary C. Betlach. Interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s :, Mary C. Betlach. Interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s :, 2002
Title
Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s :
Statement of responsibility
Mary C. Betlach. Interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Inclusive dates
2002
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Language
eng
Summary
Discussion of laboratory facilities, personnel, competition, and working atmosphere at Herbert Boyer's laboratory in the early 1970s; early work to purify restriction enzymes and plasmids and clone DNA; biosafety concerns; plasmid vector development, approval and certification, and conflicts surrounding dissemination to colleagues; perspectives on division between science and industry; opinions on scientists who merit the Nobel Prize; comments on Herbert Boyer, Stanley N. Cohen, Robert Helling, Ernest Jawetz, Art Riggs, William J. Rutter, and others
Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3465 C:1-2.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CU-BANC
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Betlach, Mary Carolyn
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hughes, Sally Smith
  • Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
  • Bancroft Library
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  • Boyer, Herbert W
  • Cohen, Stanley N
  • Jawetz, Ernest
  • Riggs, Arthur D
  • Rutter, W. J.
  • Helling, Robert
  • Molecular cloning
  • Plasmids
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Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s :, Mary C. Betlach. Interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Forms part of the Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
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Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (v, 79 p.)
  • 2 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Original interviews:
Other physical details
port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Early cloning and recombinant DNA technology at Herbert W. Boyer's UCSF laboratory in the 1970s :, Mary C. Betlach. Interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Link
Publication
Note
Forms part of the Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (v, 79 p.)
  • 2 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Original interviews:
Other physical details
port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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