A Short History of Quantitative Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Posted on March 2, 2015 by adamsiepel

In my spare time, I enjoy reading about the history of science, and since arriving at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory last August, I have been particularly interested in the role of CSHL in the history of genetics and molecular biology. I have been especially struck by the large number of prominent quantitative biologists who have been affiliated with the Laboratory, in one way or another, and I thought it would be useful to draft a short history focused on quantitative biology at CSHL.

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This collection was processed under the grant History and Development of Molecular Biology: New Sources through the Hidden Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Collections (1890-1910), (NAS11-RB-50178-11). Funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. nhprc-2-m