RU Hospital reception celebrating the 50th anniversary of the landmark publication in The Journal of Experimental Medicine demonstrating that genes are made of DNA. This important discovery made by three Rockefeller University scientists—Osward Avery, Colin MacLeod and Maclyn McCarty—changed the course of biomedicine and helped launch the genetic revolution.
From left to right: John S. Dyson, former Deputy Mayor of New York City, David Rockefeller, Maclyn McCarty, Torsten Wiesel, and Jules Hirsch. 1994
Jules Hirsch, DNA, RU Hospital, David Rockefeller, Maclyn McCarty, Torsten Wiesel