The Genentech Center, a part of the CSHL Archives, focuses on documenting the basic scientific research that underpinned the development of molecular biology and biotechnology. This research, carried out initially in academic laboratories, led to the development of recombinant DNA techniques, which in turn stimulated entrepreneurial scientists to create biotechnology companies.
The mission of the Genentech Center is to identify, acquire, preserve, digitize, and promote the original correspondence, papers, and research material of the individuals and institutions that were crucial to the development of molecular biology and biotechnology worldwide.
GENENTECH CENTER'S COLLECTIONS
Collections contain personal correspondence, laboratory notebooks, photographs, reprints and videos.
Personal Collections:Sydney Brenner
Hermann J. Muller
History of Science Annual Meeting at CSHL
October 22 - 25, 2017
The meeting will be held in Grace Auditorium at Cold Spring Harbor commencing 1:45 pm on Sunday, October 22, and finish in the late afternoon on Tuesday, with departures the following morning, October 25, after breakfast. Themes include:
History and Overview
For these unique meetings, we invite speakers who made many of the seminal discoveries that began the field, as well as those who are working on the topic now. We also invite historians of science who have examined the topic, setting it in its scientific and societal context. Like the previous meetings in the series, this meeting will provide an excellent opportunity to look in-depth at a topic and share the stories that are often missing from academic accounts.
We anticipate the meeting will interest a broad range of individuals, including scientists, clinicians, historians, activists, and science journalists.
Previous CSHL Genentech Center Meetings
SELECTED MATERIALS FROM GENENTECH CENTER AND CSHL ARCHIVES COLLECTIONS