Women in Science: Barbara McClintock: Cytogeneticist and Discoverer of Mobile Genetic Elements, 1st Edition

  • Cathleen Small
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502623129
  • ISBN-13: 9781502623126
  • DDC: 576.5092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Throughout history, science has evolved and changed the way we live our lives and perceive the world around us. Many scientists in the last few centuries have made their mark on the field with groundbreaking discoveries and innovations. One such woman was Barbara McClintock. This book explores McClintock’s life and her contributions to the scientific study of genetics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Brief History of Barbara McClintock.
1: The Early Life of Barbara McClintock.
2: The Times of Barbara McClintock.
3: Barbara McClintock and Cytogenetics.
4: Contemporaries, Criticisms, and Controversies.
5: Barbara McClintock's Impact on Cytogenetics.
Further Information.
About the Author.