Barbara McClintock

Fellow: Awarded 1933

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-16-1902

Died: 09-02-1992

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

McCLINTOCK, BARBARA: Appointed for cytogenetic researches in the field of the mechanism of heredity, at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institut für Biologie, Berlin; tenure, twelve months from November 1, 1933.

Born June 16, 1902, at Hartford, Connecticut. Education: Cornell University, B.S., 1923, M.A., 1925, Ph.D., 1927. National Research Fellow, University of Missouri and California Institute of Technology, 1931–33.

Assistant in Botany, 1924–27, Instructor in Botany, 1927–31, Cornell University.

Publications: Articles in American Naturalist, Science, Stain Technology, Journal of Heredity, Genetics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Genetics, Bulletin of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, Zeitschrift für Zellforschung und mikroskopische Anatomie.

AWARDS WON

Nobel Prize, Physiology, 1983
National Academy of Sciences , 1944