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Howard Gest

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Howard Gest

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

1966 March 1

Identifier

P0034225

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Citation

"Howard Gest ," in Student Life at IU, Item #299, http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/omeka/archives/studentlife/items/show/299 (accessed April 16, 2014).