Material relating to Pontecorvo's Weigle Lecture

Scope and Content

The Weigle Lecture was delivered by Pontecorvo at the Division of Biology at the California Institute of Technology on 7 May 1984. Also includes a hand drawn timeline of influential geneticists.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean-Jacques Weigle (1901-1968) was a Swiss molecular biologist at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) and a former physicist at the University of Geneva from 1931 to 1948. He is known for his major contributions on field of the bacteriophage research.

Related Material

UGC 198/7/2/118, typescript draft copy of Pontecorvo's Weigle Lecture