Stamp honorming McClintock

David Weber dfweber at ilstu.edu
Thu May 5 11:01:21 EST 2005


Stamps have just been issued honoring 4 scientists including Barbara
McClintock.  A URL which describes this is
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=728350.

http://shop.usps.com/images/05_nscientists37_f.jpg

Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) conducted maize plant research that 
led to her discovery of genetic transposition-the movement of genetic 
material within and between chromosomes. In 1983, this pioneering 
geneticist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

http://www.usps.com/communications/news/stamps/2004/sr04_076.htm


Thanks,
David Weber
-- 
David Weber, Professor of Genetics, Emeritus
Department of Biological Sciences
Campus Box 4120
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-4120
Phone: 309-438-2685, FAX 309-438-3722, email dfweber at ilstu.edu
Visit my website at http://www.bio.ilstu.edu/weber/





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