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Reference PP/CRI/E/1/13/10
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Level Item
Extent 1 file
Title Gordon Research Conference
Date 1965-1966
Box Number 36
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The file comprises a range of material relating to the Gordon Research Conference 'Nucleic Acids', held The New Hampton School, New Hampton, 20-25 June 1965, chaired by H Gobind Khorana and Paul Berg.

The programme lists Crick as a speaker for the sessions on 'Coding' (24 June) and 'Protein Synthesis' (25 June).

The file includes:

various notes (holograph) on the genetic code, including tables dated 13 and 15 April, 1965;

a- and - Chain Sequences (R L Hill) and notes on abnormal haemoglobins;

correspondence from G Wittmann, Marshall Nirenberg, Akira Tsugita, Charles Yanofsky, and Hans Georg Zachau;

and a typescript draft of Crick (1966), "Codon-anticodon pairing: the wobble hypothesis".

Digitised Yes
Access Status Open
Access Conditions The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material. A digitised copy is available to view via the online catalogue on the Wellcome Library website.
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Copies A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics. A letter to Crick from Akira Tsugita, 12 July 1965, has been photographed and copies are held in Wellcome Images as L0047984-7.
MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
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