Paul Doty’s contributions to DNA

Paul Doty and the Modern Era of DNA as a Molecule
The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
March 2012
Featuring: Paul Doty, Belfer Center founder
Topic: Paul Doty 

“In April of 1959 the Journal of Molecular Biology was launched. Word of this imminent journal had spread, and manuscripts were promptly readied and sent. The first one to be accepted and published was from the laboratory of the Harvard physical chemist, Paul Doty, and addressed the organization of DNA and protein in isolated chromatin. This prescient paper serves as a point of departure for remembering Paul Doty (1920 –

2011) and all that he meant in the foundational years of molecular biology and thereafter.”

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