Additional Resources

Web Resources

Nobel Web AB. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983. The Nobel Foundation.

Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. 1981 Winner Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research. The Lasker Foundation.

Manuscript Collections

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library and Archive.

National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.


Comfort, Nathaniel C. The Tangled Field: Barbara McClintock's Search for the Patterns of Genetic Control. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Fine, Edith Hope. Barbara McClintock: Nobel Prize Geneticist. Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1998.

McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch. Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing Group, 1998.

Craig, Patricia Parratt. Jumping Genes: Barbara McClintock's Scientific Legacy: An Essay About Basic Research from the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution, 1994.

Federoff, Nina, and David Borstein, eds. The Dynamic Genome: Barbara McClintock's Ideas in the Century of Genetics. Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1992.

Dash, Joan. The Triumph of Discovery: Women Scientists Who Won the Nobel Prize. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Julian Messner, 1991.

McClintock, Barbara. The Discovery and Characterization of Transposable Elements: The Collected Papers of Barbara McClintock. New York: Garland Publishing, 1987.

Keller, Evelyn Fox. A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman, 1983.