Title and Description Page
Early Years 1
Attending grade school and Gymnasium in Austria. Leaving Austria for the United States. Attending City College of New York. Decision to attend Penn State. Getting drafted into U.S. Army. Serving in England and France.
Graduate Studies 5
Returning to New York. Attending Columbia University. Hans Thatcher Clarke and Erwin Chargaff. Inositol research. RNA research. Becoming the Ernst Fellow at Harvard University. J. Howard Mueller. Markle Scholarship.
Career Beginnings 13
First graduate students. Inositol degradation research. Researching enzymatic pathways in inositol degradation. Histidine and purine biosynthesis. Meeting Jacques Monod. Joining MIT. Environment at MIT.
Career at MIT 21
Histidine degradation in Salmonella and Klebsiella. E. coli. Salvador Luria. Becoming head of Department of Biology. Establishing the Center for Cancer Research. Whitehead Institute.
Teaching environment at MIT. Funding research. Continuing as an educator after retirement.