Title Francis Crick : hunter of life's secrets / Robert Olby.
Imprint Cold Spring Harbor : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, [2009], ©2009.
Access Location Shelfmark Availability
 Open shelves  History of Medicine  BZP (Crick)  Available
 Open shelves  Student Collection  /OLB  Available
 Open shelves  Student Collection  /OLB  Available
 Open shelves  Student Collection  /OLB  Available
Physical description xix, 538 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The call to Stockholm -- A difficult act to follow -- From the provinces to the big city -- War work for the Royal Navy -- Biology at the strangeways -- Helical molecules at the Cavendish Laboratory -- The DNA fiasco -- Two pitchmen in search of a helix -- A most important discovery -- Publishing the model -- Employed by the John Wayne of crystallography -- The genetic code -- Preaching the central dogma -- Crick as experimentalist attacking the genetic code -- The excitement of the sixties -- Speaking out on controversial subjects -- Biological complexity -- Leaving the "old country" -- Taking the plunge: neuroscience -- From the searchlight to the soul -- Eighty-eight years.
Variant title Hunter of life's secrets
Author, etc. Olby, Robert C. (Robert Cecil)
Topic-LCSH Geneticists -- History.
Molecular biologists -- History.
Topic-MESH Genetics -- history.
DNA -- history.
Neurosciences -- history.
Subject name Crick, Francis, 1916-2004.
Genre/Technique Biographies.
Student Collection.
Barnard classification BZP (Crick)
ISBN 9780879697983 (hbk.)
0879697989 (hbk.)
System no. .b16793651
Record no. 320622196