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dc.contributorFrankhauser, Gerharden_US
dc.contributorParpart, Arthur Kemble, 1903-en_US
dc.creatorConklin, Edwin Grant, 1863-1952en_US
dc.descriptionReminiscences and group discussion, made two days before Dr. Conklin's deathen_US
dc.descriptionOriginally APS Recording 26, transferred from phonograph record to open reel tape for the APS by the Library of Congress in 1970.en_US
dc.descriptionReformatted digitalen_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsTells of his studies using Crepidula (a limpet, mollusk) which a re classical because this work traced the fates of cells from early cleavage into their final destinations in later germ layers -- Together with EB Wilson's work with embryos of Nereis (a marine worm) Conklin's studies led to the concept of cell lineage and the early determination of the fates of various regions of the egg. -- Conklin had graduated from Ohio-Wesleyan University before going to Johns Hopkins for his PhD. He returned to Ohio-Wesleyan and set up a laboratory "from scratch" -- Conklin kept his research alive by coming summers to the Woods Hole (1891, 1892 et seq) and with encouragement from EB Wilson and Whitman (for whom one of the MBL's buildings is named) got his paper, literally a book, published in the Journal of Morphology. The was about 1893. -- Introduction to tape by Dr. Elsa Keil Sichelen_US
dc.publisherAmerican Philosophical Societyen_US
dc.relationReminiscences of Dr. Edwin Grant Conklin (1863-1952), Biologist [1 of 2]en_US
dc.rightsCopyright American Philosophical Society. For reproduction and permission information, see
dc.sourceAmerican Philosophical Society, Mss.Rec.82en_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerican Philosophical Societyen_US
dc.subject.lcshBiology--United Statesen_US
dc.titleReminiscences of Dr. Edwin Grant Conklin (1863-1952), Biologist [2 of 2]en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US

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