Stent, Gunther S(iegmund)

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STENT, Gunther S(iegmund)

STENT, Gunther S(iegmund). American (born Germany), b. 1924. Genres: Biology, Philosophy. Career: Professor of Molecular Biology, 1959-, and Chairman of Molecular Biology, 1980-92, University of California, Berkeley (Assistant Research Biochemist, 1952-56; Associate Professor of Bacteriology, 1956-59; Director of the Virus Lab, 1980-86). Member, Editorial Bds.: Molecular and General Genetics, 1962-68, Genetics, 1963-68, Journal of Molecular Biology, 1965-68, and Annual Review of Genetics, 1965-69, Journal of Neurosclence, 1988-. Publications: Molecular Biology of Bacterial Viruses, 1963; The Coming of the Golden Age: A View of the End of Progress, 1969; Molecular Genetics, 1971, (with R. Calendar) rev. ed., 1978; Paradoxes of Progress, 1979; Nazis, Women and Molecular Biology, 1998; Paradoxes of Free Will, 2002. EDITOR: Papers in Bacterial Viruses, 1960, 1966; (with J. Cairns and J.D. Watson) Phage and the Origin of Molecular Biology, 1967; Function and Formation of Neural Systems, 1977; Morality as a Biological Phenomenon, 1978; Critical Edition of the Double Helix, by J.D. Watson, 1980; (with K.J. Muller and J.G. Nicholls) Neurobiology of the Leech, 1981; Mind from Matter?, by M. Delbruck, 1985. Address: 145 Purdue Ave, Berkeley, CA 94708, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]