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Scientific Staff The Laboratory has been home to many scientists in fields ranging from genetics to neuroscience to bioinformatics. As a visiting or resident researcher at CSHL, what experiences are your most memorable?

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Old 07-16-2004, 03:41 PM
Michael Wigler Michael Wigler is offline
Location: Demerec Building
Join Date: Jul 2004
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Default First Snow: Barbara McClintock

My first winter at Cold Spring Harbor, 1978, we had a heavy weekend snow. Waking in the morning and eager to continue my experiments, I looked outside and found a path had been shoveled from Hooper leading up the slope to Bungtown Road. Donning my winter coat, I followed the narrow path which led up to the Demerec building where my lab occupied the top floor. "An impressive buildings and grounds crew", thought I, but no grounds man had cleared the path. At the entry, Barbara McClintock was putting the finishing touches on her shoveling, and wished me good morning.
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