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title:

Howard Gest

image number:

P0034225

description:

Howard Gest was a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology who came to IU in 1966 as Chair of the Department of Microbiology. His research included microbiology, bacteriology, "genetic engineering" in bacteria, and comparative biochemistry of photosynthetic bacteria.

During World War II he was a chemist with the Manhattan Project.

date taken:

1966 March 1

film code:

Kodak Safety Film - Kodak Tri X Pan Film

photographer studio:

News Bureau, IU

donor image number:

Frame 16

accession number:

99/075

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Gest, Howard

corporate name:

Biology Department

corporate name:

History and Philosophy of Science, Department of

topic:

Biology

topic:

World War II

topic:

Pipes (Smoking)

topic:

Portraits

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Gest, Howard