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A day in the life of the Pontecorvo's

As well as the many records relating to genetics and academia, the Pontecorvo collection also contains records relating to Ponte’s personal life. These include a series of detailed household account books and diaries kept by Ponte’s wife Leni from 1941- 1986. 288 more words

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Ubiquitous fungus

During his time at the University of Glasgow, Guido Pontecorvo carried out experiments involving the  fungus Aspergillus nidulans, and techniques for exploring the nature of gene action. 395 more words

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Leni and Lisa: the women behind the man

Despite coming from a large family where he was the eldest of 5 brothers and 3 sisters, Guido Pontecorvo’s immediate family consisted only of his wife Lenore and his daughter Lisa. 511 more words


Guido Pontecorvo cataloguing project

Work has begun on cataloguing the papers of Guido Pontecorvo, the University’s first Professor Genetics and one of the ‘world changers’ on the recently launched… 246 more words

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Pontecorvo Building

The Pontecorvo Building, formerly known simply as the Genetics Building, is named after the University first Professor of Genetics, Guido Pontecorvo. It sits at the south-east corner of the Gilmorehill Campus, at the corner of Church Street and Dumbarton Road. 45 more words

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