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The Department of Biochemistry and the molecular approach to biomedicine at the University of California, San Francisco : oral history transcript / 1998-
LD781.S24 R87 1998 v.1; Phonotape 2998 C:1-15; BANC MSS 99/288 c v. 1; LD781.S24 R87 1998; ...
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Title:

The Department of Biochemistry and the molecular approach to biomedicine at the University of California, San Francisco : oral history transcript / 1998-

Creator/Contributor:

Rutter, W. J. (William J.), creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hughes, Sally Smith, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Lloyd H., 1924-

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Creator/Contributor:

Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology

Creator/Contributor:

University of California, San Francisco, Dept. of the History of Health Sciences., Oral History Program.

Abstract:

Education; early career at universities of Illinois, Stanford, and Washington; research on galactosemia, aldolase, RNA polymerase, pancreatic differentiation; Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco [UCSF]: recruitment, development of department, introducing molecular approach, administrative and science strategy, collaboration and competition; director, Hormone Research Institute, UCSF; UCSF role in early biotechnology industry; Genentech; rat and human insulin gene projects; recombinant DNA controversy; biosafety; pBR322 plasmid episode; hepatitis B vaccine; commercialization of basic academic sciences; intellectual property; Gordon Tomkins; Howard Goodman; Axel Ullrich.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
University of California, San Francisco. -- Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics.
Biochemists -- California -- Interviews
Biochemistry -- Research
Recombinant DNA
Insulin -- Research
Hepatitis B vaccine

Note:

William J. Rutter ; with an introduction by Lloyd H. Smith. Interviews by Sally Smith Hughes in 1992. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; UCSF Oral History Program, Dept. of the History of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco,
Interviewed for the UCSF Oral History Program, Dept. of the History of Health Sciences and the Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology.
Vol. 1: Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 2998 C:1-15.
Also available online.
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. : port. ; 29 cm.
<15> sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3s90
LD781.S24 R87 1998 v.1
Phonotape 2998 C:1-15
BANC MSS 99/288 c v. 1
LD781.S24 R87 1998
BANC MSS 99/288 c
Phonotape 2998 C:1-15

Origin:

California

Classification:

LD781.S24 R87 1998

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.

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