Letter from Francis Crick to Igor Y. Tamm


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Igor Y. Tamm
Description:
Crick met the theoretical physicist and Nobel Laureate Igor Tamm at the Third International Congress of Biochemistry in Moscow in August 1961, and credited him with helping to free biology in the Soviet Union from the influence of Trofim Lysenko, who had held that heredity is not based on chromosomes or genes and that acquired characteristics can be passed on to offspring.
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
5 December 1962
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Tamm, Igor Y. (Igor Y. Tamm)
Source:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Subject:
Genetics
Profiles in Science ID:
SCBBJV
NLM ID:
101584582X125
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 2. Folder: PP/CRI/A/3/1/3