Bibliography - Watson

Articles
Books     (Translations attached below in pdf format)
Essays, Forewords, Afterwords, and Lectures
Letters, Editorials, Interviews, and Tributes
Director's Reports in Annual Reports of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory


Articles      

Watson, James D. 1950. The properties of X-ray-inactivated bacteriophage. I. Inactivation by direct effect.
    Journal of Bacteriology 60(6): 697-718.

Maaløe, O.and Watson, James D. 1951. The transfer of radioactive phosphorous from parental to progeny phage.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 37: 507-513.

Watson, James D. 1952. The properties of X-ray-inactivated bacteriophage. II. Inactivation of indirect effects.
    Journal of Bacteriology 63(4): 473-485.

Watson, James D. and Maaløe, O. 1953. Nucleic acid transfer from parental to progeny bacteriophage.
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 10: 432-442.

Watson, James D. and Hayes, W. 1953. Genetic exchange in Escherichia coli K12: Evidence for three linkage
   groups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 39: 416-426.

Ephrussi, B., Leopold, U., Watson, James D., and Weigle, J. 1953. Terminology in bacterial genetics.
    Nature 171: 701.

Watson, James D. and Crick, Francis H.C. 1953. Molecular structure of nucleic acids - A structure for
   deoxyribose nucleic acid. Nature 171: 737-738.

Watson, James D. and Crick, Francis H.C. 1953. Genetic implications of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid.
    Nature 171: 964-967.

Watson, James D. and Crick, Francis H.C. 1953. The structure of DNA. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on
    Quantitative Biology
18: 123-131.

Watson, James D. and Crick, Francis H.C. 1954. The complementary structure of deoxyribonucleic acid.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A 223: 80-96.

Watson, James D. 1954. The structure of tobacco mosaic virus. I. X-ray evidence of a helical arrangement
    of sub-units around the longitudinal axis. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 13: 10-19.

Watson, James D. and Rich, A. 1954. Some relations Between DNA and RNA. Proceedings of the
    National Academy of Sciences
40: 759-764.

Watson, James D. and Rich, A. 1954. Physical studies on ribonucleic acid. Nature 173: 955-996.

Crick, Francis H.C. and Watson, James D. 1955. The configuration of the nucleic acids. Instituto Lombardo
    Di Scienze E Lettere
89: 52-66.

Watson, James D. 1955. Biological consequences of the complementary structure of DNA. Journal of
    Cellular and Comparative Physiology
45: 109-118.

Watson, James D. and Crick, Francis H.C. 1956. The structure of small viruses. Nature 177: 473-475.

Watson, James D. 1957. X-ray studies on RNA and the synthetic polyribonucleotides. In The chemical
    basis of heredity
(ed. W.D. McElroy and B. Glass), pp. 552-556. Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, Maryland.

Crick, Francis H.C. and Watson, James D. 1957. Virus Structure: General principles. In Ciba
   Foundation Symposium on the nature of viruses
(ed. G.E.W. Wolstenholme and E.C.P. Millar), pp. 5-13.
   Little, Brown, Boston, Massachusetts.

Koshland Jr., D.E., Simmons, N.S. and Watson, James D. 1958. Absence of phosphotriester linkages in
    tobacco mosaic virus. Journal of the American Chemical Society 80: 105-107.

Tissières, A. and Watson, James D. 1958. Ribonucleoprotein particles from Escherichia coli.
    Nature 182: 778-780.

Nomura, M. and Watson, James D. 1959. Ribonucleoprotein particles with chloromysetin-inhibited
    Escherichia coli. Journal of Molecular Biology 1: 204-217.

Tissières, A., Watson, James D., Schlessinger, D.and Hollingworth, B.R. 1959. Ribonucleoprotein particles
    from Escherichia coli. Journal of Molecular Biology 1: 221-233.

Watson, James D. and Littlefield, J.W. 1960. Some properties of DNA from Shope papilloma virus.
    Journal of Molecular Biology 2: 161-165.

Rich, A., Davis, D., Crick, Francis H.C., and Watson, James D. 1961. The molecular structure of polyadenylic
    acid. Journal of Molecular Biology 3: 71-86.

Gros, F., Gilbert, W., Hiatt, H., Kurland, C.G., Risebrough, R.W., and Watson, James D. 1961. Unstable
    ribonucleic acid revealed by pulse labeling of Escherichia coli. Nature 190: 581-584.

Gros, F., Gilbert. W., Hiatt, H., Attardi, G., Spahr, P.F., and Watson, James D. 1962. Molecular and
    biological characterization of messenger RNA. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology
   
26: 111-132.

Risenbrough, R.W., Tissières, A., and Watson, James D. 1962. Messenger RNA attachment to active
    ribosomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 48: 430-436.

Kurland, C.G., Nomura, M., and Watson, James D. 1962. The physical properties of chloromycetin particles.
    Journal of Molecular Biology 4: 388-394.

Tissières, A. and Watson, James D. 1962. Breakdown of messenger RNA during in-vitro amino acid
    incorporation into proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 48: 1061-1069.

Watson, James D. 1963. Involvement of RNA in the synthesis of proteins. In Les Prix Nobel en 1962,
    pp. 155-178. Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden.

Watson, James D. 1963. Involvement of RNA in the synthesis of proteins (adapted from Nobel Lecture,
    December 1962). Science 140(3562): 17-26.

Watson, James D. 1964. The synthesis of proteins upon ribosomes. Bull. Soc. Chim. Biol. 46: 1399-1425.

Watson, James D., Gussin, G.N., Capecchi, M.R., Adams, J.M., Argetsinger, J.E., Tooze, J., and Weber, K.
    1966. Protein synthesis directed by RNA phage messengers. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative
   Biology
31: 257-271.

Watson, James D. 1972. Origin of concatemeric T7 DNA. Nature New Biology 239: 197-201.

Watson, James D. 1978. Trying to bury Asilomar. Clinical Research 26: 113-115.

Watson, James D. 1978. The case for expanding research into DNA. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 26: 182.

Watson, James D. and Cook-Deegan, R.M. 1991. Origins of the Human Genome Project.
    FASEB Journal 5: 8-11.


Books

Watson, James D. 1965. Molecular biology of the gene. W.A. Benjamin, New York.
     (Translations)

Cairns, J. Stent, G.S., Watson, J. D., eds. 1966. Phage and the origins of molecular biology.
   Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Watson, James D. 1968. The double helix: a personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA.
   
Atheneum, New York.
    (Translations)

Watson, James D. and Tooze, J. 1981. The DNA Story: a documentary history of gene cloning.
    W.H. Freeman, San Francisco, California.

Watson, James D., Tooze, J., and Kurtz, D.T. c1983. Recombinant DNA: a short course.
    Scientific American Books, New York.

Alberts, B., Lewis, J., Roberts, K., Watson, James D., Bray, D., and Raff, M. c1983. Molecular biology
   of the cell.
Garland Publishing Inc., New York.
    (Translations)

Watson, James D., Gilman, M., Witkowski, J.A., and Zoller, M. 1992. Recombinant DNA, 2nd edition.
   Scientific American Books, New York.
    (Translations)

Watson, James D. 2000. A passion for DNA; Genes, genomes and society. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.
    (Translations)

Watson, James D. 2002. Genes, girls and Gamow: after the double helix. Alfred A. Knopf, New York
   (also published by Oxford University Press [2001] in United Kingdom).
    (Translations)

Watson, James D. with Berry, Andrew. 2003. DNA: The secret of life. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.
    (Translations)

Watson, James D., Ed. 2005. Commentaries in Darwin, The Indelible Stamp: The Evolution of an Idea. Running Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Watson, J. D., Caudy, A. A., Myers, R. M., and Witkowski, J. Recombinant DNA: Genes and Genomes -- a short course. 2006. W. H. Freeman and Co., New York.


Essays, Forewords, Afterwords, and Lectures

Watson, James D. 1964. The replication of living molecules. In Light and life in the universe
   (ed. S.T. Butler and H. Messel), pp. 295-340. Shakespeare Head Press, Sydney, Australia.

Watson, James D. 1966. Growing up in the phage group. In Phage and the origins of molecular biology
   (ed. J. Cairns, G.S. Stent, and James D. Watson), pp. 239-245. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of
    Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Watson, James D. 1966 (Nov 24). Life’s molecules take shape. New Scientist 32: 424, 425, 428.

Watson, James D. 1968 (January). The double helix: the discovery of the structure of DNA. The Atlantic
    Monthly
221(1): 77-99.

Watson, James D. 1968 (February). The double helix, Part II: the discovery of the structure of DNA.
    The Atlantic Monthly 221(2): 91-117.

Watson, James D. 1971 (May). Moving toward the clonal man: Is this what we want? The Atlantic Monthly
    227: 50-53.

Watson, James D. 1971 (October). The future of asexual reproduction. Intellectual Digest, pp. 69-74.

Watson, James D. 1972 (Feb 26). The cancer conquerors. Who should get all that new money? The New
   Republic
166: 17-21.

Watson, James D. 1973. Escalating the war on cancer. Science Year: A World Book Science Annual, pp. 24-32.

Watson, James D. 1975. The dissemination of unpublished information. In The Frank Nelson Doubleday
   Lectures
, pp. 158-175. Doubleday, New York.

Watson, James D. 1977 (May). An imaginary monster. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 33: 12-13.

Watson, James D. 1977 (June 25). In defense of DNA. New Republic 170: 11-14.

Watson, James D. 1978. The Nobelist vs the film star. The Washington Post, Sunday, May 14. D1-D2.

Watson, James D. 1978. The Ninth Feodor Lynen Lecture: In further defense of DNA. Differentiation
   and Development.
Miami Winter Symposia 15: 1-12.

Watson, James D. 1979 (Jan 13). DNA folly continues. The New Republic 180: 12.

Watson, James D. 1979. The DNA biohazard canard. Time Magazine, January 31.

Watson, James D. 1979. Let us stop regulating DNA. Nature 278: 113.

Watson, James D. 1980. Sixth Daniel C. Baker, Jr. Memorial Lecture. Induction of cancer by DNA viruses.
   Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology. 89: 489-496.

Watson, James D. 1981. Striving for excellence. In Excellence: The pursuit, the commitment, the achievement,
   pp. 32-39. Corporate Affairs Department of LTV Corporation, Dallas, Texas.

Watson, James D. 1983. Introduction: Double Helix 35th Anniversary Conference. Nature 302: 651-652.

Watson, James D. 1986. From understanding to manipulating DNA. In The positive sum strategy:
   Harnessing technology for economic growth
(ed. R. Landau and N. Rosenberg), pp. 213-215. National
   AcademyPress, Washington, D.C.

Watson, James D. 1987 (May 21). Minds that live for science. New Scientist pp. 63-66.

Watson, James D. 1989 (Jan). The DNA gold rush. Research 9(1): 7.

Watson, James D. 1989. A room with a view…For a few dollars more. BIOtechnology Education 1(1): 3-5.

Watson, James D., Jordan, E. 1989. The Human Genome Program at the National Institutes of Health.
   Genomics 5: 654-656.

Watson, James D. 1990. (Apr 6) The Human Genome Project: Past, present and future. Science 248: 44-49.

Watson, James D. 1990. Bragg's foreword to The Double Helix. In The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg
   (ed. J.M. Thomas and Sir D. Phillips), pp. 111-113. The Royal Institution, London.

Watson, James D. 1990. First word. Omni, vol. 12, pp. 6-7.

Watson, James D. 1990 (June 27). The Human Genome Project and international health. JAMA
    263(24): 3322-3324.

Watson, James D. 1990 (July 14). Centennial Report, Partners for the Future. Public Affairs Department,
   Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Juengst, E.T. and Watson, James D. 1991. Human genome research and the responsible use of new genetic
   knowledge. J. Int. Bioethique 2: 99-102.

Watson, James D. 1991. Genes and the legacy of psychiatric illness. The decade of the brain, Spring,
   vol. 2, issue 2.

Watson, James D. 1991. The impact of the Human Genome Project. Beckman DU Symposium, April 10,
   Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, California.

Watson, James D. 1991. The human genome initiative: A statement of need. Hospital Practice
    26: 69-73.

Watson, James D. 1991. In pursuit of the genetic grail. In Chronika: A celebration of science (ed. R.A.
   McCabe et al.), pp. 94-95. Athens College, Greece.

Watson, James D. 1992. Early speculations and facts about RNA templates. In The RNA world (ed. R.F.
   Gesteland and J.F. Atkins), pp. xv-xiii. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Watson, James D. 1993 (Apr 25). Initial implications of the double helix. Introductory issue. Structure
   Magazine
, p. iii.

Watson, James D. 1993. Looking Forward. Gene 135: 309-315.

Watson, James D. 1993 (Sept 24). Succeeding in science: Some rules of thumb. Science 261: 1812-1813.

Watson, James D. and Sher, G.S. 1994. Does research in the former Soviet Union have a future? Science
   264: 1280-1281.

Watson, James D. 1994. Foreword. In The polymerase chain reaction (ed. K. Mullis et al.), pp. v-viii.
   Birkhäuser,Boston, Massacahusetts.

Watson, James D. 1995. Values from a Chicago upbringing. In DNA: The double helix - Perspective and
   prospective at forty years
. (ed. D.A. Chambers). Annals of the New York Academy Sciences 758: 194-197.

Watson, James D. 1997. Genes and Politics. Journal of Molecular Medicine 75: 624-636.

Watson, James D. 1997. Good Gene, Bad Gene. Time Magazine, p. 86, Winter 1997-8.

Watson, James D. 1998. Afterword. Five days in Berlin. In Murderous science: elimination by scientific
   selection of Jews, Gypsies, and others in Germany, 1933-1945
(by B. Müller-Hill), Cold Spring Harbor
    Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Watson, James D. 1999 (January 11). All for the good: Why genetic engineering must soldier on. Time
   Magazine
, 153: 91.

Watson, James D. 2001 (Nov 2001). The human genome revealed. Genome Research 11: 1803-4.

Watson, James D. 2001. Foreword. The human genome revealed, 2001. In The human genome (ed. C. Dennis
   and R. Gallagher). Palgrave Press, United Kingdom.

Watson, James D. 2001. Rules for Graduates. In A passion for DNA: Genes, genomes, and society,
   pp. 127-129. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.(U.S. paperback edition.)

Watson, James D. 2001. The pursuit of happiness. In A passion for DNA: Genes, genomes, and society,
    pp. 235-238. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. (U.S. paperback edition.)

Watson, James D. 2001. The human genome revealed. In A passion for DNA: Genes, genomes, and society,
    pp. 239-244. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. (U.S. paperback edition.)


Letters, Editorials, Interviews, and Tributes

Eigner, J., Watson, James D., Haselkorn, R., Signer, E., Fraser, D., Echols, H. 1968. Letter: Boycott Chicago!
   Science 162: 511.

Watson, James D. 1969. Letter: DNA helix. Science 164: 1539.

Watson, James D., 1973. When worlds collide: Research and know-nothingism. New York Times Op-Ed,
    March 22.

Berg, P., Baltimore, D., Boyer, H.W., Cohen, S.N., Davis, R.W., Hogness, D.S., Nathans, D., Roblin, R.,
   Watson, J.D., Weissman, S., and Zinder, N.D. 1974. Letter: Potential biohazards of recombinant DNA
   molecules. Science 185: 303.

Watson, James D. 1981. Charles S. Robertson (February 13, 1905-May 2, 1981). Cold Spring Harbor
    Laboratory Annual Report (1980), pp. 4-5.

Baltimore, D., Berg, P., Bloch, K.E., Brown, D.D., Kornberg, A., Nathans, D., Smith, H.O., Watson, James D.,
   and Thomas, L. 1982. Letter: Plea to the scientific community. Science 216: 1046.

Watson, James D., 1984. Creating new life. Omni, May, vol. 6. Interview.

Watson, James D. 1990. Letters to the Editor: Genome Project maps path of diseases and drugs. The New
    York Times
, Saturday, October 13.

Watson, James D. 1991 (March 14). Salvador E. Luria (1912-1991). Nature 350: 113.

Watson, James D. 1991. Salvador E. Luria (13 August 1912-6 February 1991). Proceedings of the American
   Philosophical Society
143: 681-683.

Watson, James D. 1991. Too many noughts. Nature 350: 550.

Watson, James D. 1992. Tribute to the Memory of Dr. Harry Eagle (1945-1992). The Einstein Quarterly.
    10(2): 66-67.

Watson, James D. 1993 (Mar 21). Why Britian’s science cannot be sold short. The Mail, p. 19.

Watson, James D. 1998 (Jan 4). The lives they lived: Alfred D. Hershey; Hershey heaven. The New York Times
   Magazine
, 316: 6, 16.

Gershon, E.S., Kelsoe, J.R., Kendler, K.S., and Watson, James D. 2001. A scientific opportunity. Science
   294: 957.

Watson, James D. 2001 (May 10). No campaign to strip Baltimore of his Nobel. Nature 411: 131-132.


Director’s Reports in Annual Reports of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Watson, James D. 1968. Director’s Report in the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Annual Report. pp.4-6.

Watson, James D. 1969. Looking after molecular biologists. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of
   Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.4-8.

Watson, James D. 1970. Communicating the frontiers of science. Director’s Report in the Annual Report
    of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.4-9.

Watson, James D., 1971. The conquest of cancer - How to use money and resources wisely? Director’s
    Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.2-11.

Watson, James D. 1972. On being an entrepreneur of science. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold
    Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 2-9.

Watson, James D. 1973. Tumor viruses-a route to Mt. Everest of cancer. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 4-12.

Watson, James D. 1974. Getting realistic about cancer. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold
   Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.4-13.

Watson, James D. 1975. Have molecular geneticists become intellectually passé? Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.4-15.

Watson, James D. 1976. A massive miscalculation - The "Dangers" of recombinant DNA. Director’s
   Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.5-15.

Watson, James D. 1977. Molecular biologists and political realities. Director’s Report in the Annual Report
   of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.5-13.

Watson, James D. 1978. Standing up for recombinant DNA. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of
   Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.5-19.

Watson, James D. 1979. Academic thinkers and the real world. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 4-15.

Watson, James D. 1980. Maintaining high-quality cancer research in a zero - sum era. Director’s Report
   in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.6-18.

Watson, James D. 1981. Cancer is a solvable problem. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold
   Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.5-17.

Watson, James D. 1982. Academic scientists become entrepreneurs. Director’s Report in the Annual Report
   of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.5-16.

Watson, James D. 1984. Setting priorities for the future. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold
   Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 1-14.

Watson, James D. 1985. Moving on to human DNA. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring
   Harbor Laboratory. pp. 1-17.

Watson, James D. 1986. A Human Genome Project. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring
   Harbor Laboratory. pp. 1-17.

Watson, James D. 1987. Honesty and decency in scientific research. Director’s Report in the Annual Report
   of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 1-22.

Watson, James D. 1988. Working for the government - The Human Genome Project gets going. Director’s
   Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-24.

Watson, James D. 1989. The science for beating down cancer. Director’s Report in the Annual Report
    of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-21.

Watson, James D. 1990. Looking ahead - The next one hundred years. Director’s Report in the Annual
   Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-19.

Watson, James D. 1991. Moving forward with the Human Genome Project. Director’s Report in the Annual
   Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-25.

Watson, James D. 1992. Funding sources for research: Federal and corporate. Director’s Report in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 1-21.

Watson, James D. 1993. Building our science, preserving our environment. Director’s Report in the Annual
   Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-29.

Watson, James D. 1994. Toward a biological understanding of human nature. President’s essay in the Annual
   Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-5.

Watson, James D. 1995. The Human Genome Project - Ten years later. President’s essay in the Annual
   Report of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-8.

Watson, James D. 1996. Genes and politics. President’s essay in the Annual Report of Cold Spring Harbor
   Laboratory. pp. 1-20.

Watson, James D. 1997. A laboratory for tough risk-takers. President’s essay in the Annual Report of Cold
   Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 1-7.

Watson, James D. 1998. Lessons for our new graduate school. President’s essay in the Annual Report
   of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp.1-5.

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