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Wheeler, Cornelia


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oral History Program, oral history collection on the recombinant DNA controversy

Identifier: MC-0100
Abstract The recombinant DNA oral history project was begun at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975, shortly after the Asilomar Conference, an international conference of molecular biologists held in Pacific Grove, California, to assess the risks involved in recombinant DNA research and establish research guidelines. The project, directed by Charles Weiner, professor of history of science and technology at MIT, aimed to document the social impact of the research and the controversy that...
Dates: 1966 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1978

Oral history interviews on the Cambridge Experimentation Review Board

Identifier: MC-0273
Scope and Contents of the Collection

In 1986 and 1988, Craig Waddell, a member of the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, conducted a series of interviews with members of the Cambridge Experimental Review Board (CERB) The collection contains transcripts of Waddell's interviews with Sister Mary Lucille Banach, David Baltimore, Jonathan Beckwith, John Brusch, Daniel Hayes, Constance Hughes, Edward Kass, Sheldon Krimsky, David Nathan, Mary Nicoloro, Alwin Pappenheimer, George Wald, and Cornelia Wheeler.

Dates: 1986 - 1988