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The Recombinant DNA Controversy: Science, Politics and the Public Interest 1974-1981

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By: Donald S Fredrickson


Paperback | Jun 2001 | #118803 | ISBN: 1555812228
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Tells the story of the recombinant DNA controversy and its revolutionary impact on modern science. As Director of the National Institutes of Health during this period, Dr. Fredrickson was in a perfect position to witness and share in the dynamics of this important time. The Recombinant DNA Controversy will be published in spring 2001.


1. Asilomar: the End of the Beginning (1975) 2. A Federal Case (1975) 3. The Gathering Storm (1975) 4. Extending the Seed of Power to the Public (1976) 5. Recombinant Ramblings (1976-77) 6. The Environmental Impact Statement and the Polyoma Experiment (1976-77) 7. Acts of Congress (1977) 8. Returning to the Witness Table: the Remainder of the 95th Congress (1977-78) 9. The Revising of the Guidelines (1976-78) 10. A Major Action (1978-79) 11. Winding Down (1979-81) 12. Moral 13. Epilogue

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