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Papers of Edward B. Lewis (1918-2004)

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Identifier: 2004-00175

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Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1995; Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology (Caltech), 1966-1988 (emeritus, 1988-); Assistant and Associate Professor and Professor, 1948-1966; Instructor 1946-1948; Caltech alumnus (PhD, 1942). Lewis was a student of A. H. Sturtevant at Caltech. He shared the Nobel Prize in 1995 with Christiane Nüsslein-Vollhard and Eric F. Wieschaus, for discoveries concerning "the genetic control of early embryonic development."

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ACQUIRED HOW OR DONOR: Estate of Edward Lewis (heirs); E. Meyerowitz, Biology Division (supplements); ACQUIRED WHERE: E. Lewis office; Biology Division

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1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Paper, CD; LENGTH: Approx. 25 linear ft.; QUANTITY: 26 storage boxes, 4 CDs