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The Harold Varmus Papers

Letter from Harold Varmus to Mike Fried, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories pdf (55,438 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Harold Varmus to Mike Fried, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories
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1977-08-08 (August 8, 1977)
Varmus, Harold
Fried, Mike
Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories
Original Repository: University of California, San Francisco. Archives and Special Collections. Harold E. Varmus Papers
Reproduced with permission of the Regents of the University of California.
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Retroviruses and the Genetic Origins of Cancer, 1970-1993
Metadata Record Letter from Mike Fried, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories to Harold Varmus (August 2, 1977) pdf (68,674 Bytes) transcript of pdf
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Folder Number: 11
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Letters (correspondence)
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Series: UCSF Collections
SubSeries: Collection Number MSS 84-25
SubSubSeries: Correspondence, 1971-1984
Folder: Correspondence, 1977
August 8, 1977
Dear Mike:
Many thanks for your letter. Although I realize the prospects may not be very rosy, I am inclined to submit a number of proposals to GMAG and see what happens. Could you provide me with the necessary forms or, at least, the address from which I could obtain them? How long does it generally take to obtain a verdict? Are you or anyone else at ICRF using procaryotic host-vector systems for cloning? If not, do you suggest that I pretend to be competent (and become so by doing things in Goodman's or Boyer's lab before coming) or that I propose to do the cloning with an additional collaboratory (e.g., Peter Rigby)? For your interest, I enclose the letter we used (unsuccessfully) to plead our case with NIH; the attenuated strains, incidentally, are now in our possession. I would be curious to know how you plan to avoid cloning endogenous viral {MMTV or MuLV) genes. Do you plan to use a selection method to clone the cellular TK?
I look forward to hearing more from you about all this.
With best regards,
Harold E. Varmus, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
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