I have your postcard. The Union had available a room for the night of Aug. 1 only, but it should be easy to find accomodations
for you further, wither at the Union, via cancellations, or elsewhere.
Frankly, I don't see how it would be possible to plan, much less initiate, experiments on maningococci in several days.
However, if you have some definite ideas in mind, and have collected the necessary strains, do bring them along.
In a brief visit, I had thought that we might accomplish a discussion of the present status of bacterial genetics, with special
reference to virulence, and that if you were interested, you might go through an experiment or two with E. Coli to gain some
experience with our techinques. It would take at least a couple of months to get a substantial project under way, especially
with an organism which we had not previously handled. We could discuss the possibility of pursuing seriously that kind of
problem at a later date, at our meeting next month. This limited agenda may not meet with your expectations, but if I do
not hear from you to the contrary, I shall expect to see you.
To help you plan your itinerary, I enclose a local RR timetable. I will be glad to meet your train if you write the necessary