A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Character Descriptions

Evelyn Fox Keller
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Barbara McClintock

This person went to Cornell and studied botany.

The Cornell Group

This group's adviser was the most renowned cytologist of their time.

McClintock's Parents

These individuals were skeptical of a woman going to school and studying cytology.

Evelyn Witkin

This person stood up for the research on transposition.

Evelyn Keller

This person used conversations to gather information for their book.

George Beadle

This individual was a maize cytologist.

Marcus Rhoades

This person helped with social integration.

Rollins Emerson

This person was the chairman of the Plant Breeding Department at Cornell.

Rockefeller Foundation

This organization provided support when no one else would.

Harriet Creigton

This person co-authored one of the most important papers in genetics.

Molecular Biologists

These individuals were instrumental in helping their field become the dominant research paradigm in genetics during the 1950s.

Max Delbruck

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