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Biophysics at Berkeley and development of the Staflo apparatus : oral history transcript / 2002.
BANC MSS 2002/344 c; Phonotape 3404 C:1; BANC MSS 2002/344 c suppl.; Phonotape 3404 C:2; ...
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Title:

Biophysics at Berkeley and development of the Staflo apparatus : oral history transcript / 2002
Medical physics oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Mel, Howard Charles, 1926-, creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hughes, Sally Smith., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, History of Science and Technology Program.

Abstract:

Childhood in northern California; graduation from Berkeley High School; naval training in radar and gunnery, and service with naval intelligence during WWII; undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley (B.S., physical chemistry, 1948); studies at University of Geneva and the Conservatory of Music, and the University of Brussels; affiliation with Donner Radiation Laboratory, and the graduate and undergraduate programs in Biophysics and Medical Physics, University of California, Berkeley; graduate student in College of Chemistry, Berkeley, Ph.D. 1953; research in cell/membrane biophysics, hematology and thermodynamics; comments on the creation of the Biophysical Society and the International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB), and on Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong, Aharon Katchalsky, Wendell Latimer, Linus Pauling, Charles Tobias, Hardin Jones, Cornelius Tobias, among others.
selected offprints and publications of Mel's.

Date:

2002 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Katzir-Katchalsky, Aharon
Donner Laboratory.
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Biophysics and Medical Physics.
Biophysical Society.
International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics.
Biophysicists -- Interviews
Cell membranes -- Research -- United States
Hematology -- Research -- United States
Thermodynamics -- Research -- United States
Biophysics -- Research -- United States
Cell separation -- Research -- United States
Nonequilibrium thermodynamics -- Research -- United States

Note:

Howard C. Mel. An interview conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1979 for the History of Science and Technology Program's Medical Physics Series, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Medical physics oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3404 C:1-6.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
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.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (iv, 141 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
6 sound cassettes.
1 box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/344 c
Phonotape 3404 C:1
BANC MSS 2002/344 c suppl.
Phonotape 3404 C:2
Phonotape 3404 C:3
Phonotape 3404 C:4
Phonotape 3404 C:5
Phonotape 3404 C:1

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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.