These typewritten notes and discussion were prepared by McCarty and Avery for a presentation given by Avery to current (and
several former) colleagues at the Rockefeller Institute during the weekly staff meeting held on 10 December 1943. McCarty
later reported that the presentation was met with a long silence, then acclaim by those in attendance. The handwritten notes
on the outline and discussion text are Avery's.
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10 December 1943
Avery, Oswald T.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
DNA as the "Stuff of Genes": The Discovery of the Transforming Principle, 1940-1944
The Transforming Principle: Discovering that Genes Are Made of DNA (1985)