The Oswald T. Avery Collection
- [Roy C. Avery]
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- Roy Avery was a bacteriologist at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. In 1943, in a letter from his brother Oswald, he became
one of the first individuals outside the Rockefeller Institute to learn that DNA was genetic material.
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- DNA as the "Stuff of Genes": The Discovery of the Transforming Principle, 1940-1944
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