Authors: James D. Watson
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Chapter 12. FROM BEING EDITED BY HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Chapter 13. FROM WATCHING TOP SCIENCE EMERGE IN THE BIOLOGICAL FABS
Chapter 14. FROM MANAGING CANCER RESEARCH
Chapter 15. FROM HEADING THE COLD SPRING HARBOR FABORATORY
© George Band: 111
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives: 40,49,57, 64,103,149,244 (top), 251, 254,260,281,288,290
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives, Barbara McClintock Collection: 59
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives, James D. Watson Collection: 3,5,7, 8,9,10,14,29,30, 81, 87, 89,107,175,176,183,184, 185,244 (bottom), 268,287,308
Photo by Manny Delbrück: 307
Rachel Glaeser: 100
From the photo collection of Russell H. Hart, Jr., West Lafayette, Indiana. Photo taken by Russell H. Hart, Sr., deceased: 12
Harvard University Archives: 219,321
National Library of Medicine: 298
© The Nobel Foundation 1962:188
Richard T. Payne: 32
Rockefeller Archive Center: 108
© Rick Stafford: 209
University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication: 13
James D. Watson: 126, 140, 146, 214, 265, 329
A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR
James D. Watson was director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York from 1968 to 1993 and is now its chancellor. He was the first director of the National Center for Human Genome Research of the National Institutes of Health, from 1989 to 1992. A member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society, he has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of Science, and, with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
A NOTE ON THE TYPE
The text of this book was set in Minion, a typeface produced by the Adobe Corporation specifically for the Macintosh personal computer, and released in 1990. Designed by Robert Slimbach, Minion combines the classic characteristics of old-style faces with the full complement of weights required for modern typesetting.
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Copyright © 2007 James D. Watson
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Watson, James D., 1928—
Avoid boring people: and other lessons from a life in science / by James D. Watson.—1st ed.
1. Watson, James D.—Biography. 2. Molecular
biologists—United States—Biography. 3. Scientists—
United States—Biography. I. Title.