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The DNA Papers Podcast: Episode 1

By |2023-02-01T19:48:01+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Genetics, History of Science, Library, Library Blog|

Pneumococcus colony. Avery et al.: Transformation of pneumococcal types. From J Exp Med 1944, 79(2): 137-158 On February 1, 1944, The Journal of Experimental Medicine published an account by Oswald Avery, Colin MacLeod, and Maclyn McCarty of what Nobelist Peter Medawar called “the most interesting and portentous biological experiment of the 20th century.” [...]

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The Centenary of E.G.D. Cohen Birthday (1923-2017)

By |2023-01-20T16:32:17+00:00January 20th, 2023|Categories: History of Science, Library Blog, Mathematics/Physics|Tags: , |

100 years ago, on January 16th, 1923, Ezechiel Godert David “Eddie” Cohen, the Professor Emeritus at The Rockefeller University and leader in statistical physics and nonequilibriu statistical mechanics, was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, into a Jewish family. His father, David Ezechiel Cohen, studied medicine in Amsterdam and after receiving his Ph.D. in 1913, specialized [...]

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The Markus Library Presents A Research Data Management Training Series

By |2022-08-23T19:04:11+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Library, Library Blog, Library News, Library Resources, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY'S RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT TRAINING SERIES! These classes are designed to help you prepare for the upcoming NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, which will take effect on January 25, 2023. This special series will occur every 2nd Thursday of the month online via Zoom.  Please register to attend! In addition, we [...]

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Women’s History Month: Clara Nigg

By |2022-03-31T14:43:41+00:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Bacteriology, Epidemiology, History of Science, Library Blog|Tags: , |

This month the Markus Library remembers lesser-known women scientists at The Rockefeller University Clara Nigg   Clara Nigg. Courtesy of the Rockefeller Archive Center Clara Ida Nigg (1897-1986) was an American bacteriologist who developed methods of cultivating Rickettsia prowazekii and proved that this organism only reproduces in living cells. Clara Nigg was born [...]

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Women’s History Month: Elaine Diacumakos

By |2022-03-28T15:19:20+00:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Cell Biology, History of Science, Library Blog|Tags: , |

This month the Markus Library remembers lesser-known women scientists at The Rockefeller University Elaine Diacumakos Elaine Diacumakos with Peter Sellers and Merrill Chase at the June 11th alumni reunion, 1984 Elaine Diacumakos (1930-1984) was an American cell biologist and head of the cytobiology laboratory at The Rockefeller University who developed the first techniques [...]

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Women’s History Month: Evelyn Tilden

By |2022-03-28T15:18:36+00:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: History of Science, Library Blog, Microbiology|Tags: , , , |

This month the Markus Library remembers lesser-known women scientists at The Rockefeller University Evelyn Tilden Evelyn Butler Tilden poses with a microscope at the National Institutes of Health, 1940 Evelyn Butler Tilden (1891 – 1983) was an American microbiologist who researched rare carbohydrates, oral bacteria, fungal endotoxins, and animal infections. Tilden was born [...]

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Updates on Read and Publish Agreements: New publishers added!

By |2022-02-23T20:10:02+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Journals, Library, Library Blog, Library News, Library Resources, Microbiology|Tags: , , , |

Microbiology Society and Bioscientifica (Society for Endocrinology) have joined our growing list of Read and Publish journals! Microbiology Society, the publisher of Microbiology, Journal of General Virology, Journal of Medical Microbiology, Microbial Genomics, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology and Access Microbiology, offers unlimited number of open-access articles (OA) in all of their journals [...]

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New Read and Publish Agreement and bioRxiv channel with Cold Spring Harbor Press

By |2022-02-16T15:51:04+00:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Library, Library Blog, Library News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Announcing our New Read and Publish Agreement and bioRxiv channel with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press To advance the Open Access and Open Science movements at the Rockefeller University, the Rita and Frits Markus Library has entered into a Read and Publish agreement with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, the publisher of the journals, Cold Spring [...]

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Marie Maynard Daly

By |2022-03-01T19:34:48+00:00February 11th, 2022|Categories: History of Science, Library, Library Blog, Library News|Tags: |

In honor of Black History Month and to celebrate a previous black female scientist who worked at the Rockefeller University, the library would like to introduce Marie Maynard Daly.   Photo credit: Spartanburg Science Center, 2020 Marie Maynard Daly was born in Queens, New York in 1921 and is known as as “America’s [...]

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February Library Training Session: Pharmaprojects

By |2022-02-07T15:11:14+00:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Database, Library, Library Blog, Library How-To, Library Resources|Tags: , |

Please join us to learn more about Pharmaprojects! When: February 10th 2022 from 1 pm to 2 pm Where: Zoom – Registration is required, please contact markuslibrary@rockefeller.edu Pharmaprojects is the global drug development service that tracks drug developments in over 185 countries world wide. The class will cover the basics of what Pharmaporjects can do, [...]

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