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Guide to the Oleg Jardetzky Papers
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Description
Collection includes papers from his years at Harvard, 1957-67; records from the Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology at Stanford and the Stanford Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, 1970-2001; and papers pertaining to his other professional activities, including the International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems (1964-2002), the International Society for Magnetic Resonance, and the World Federation of Scientists and the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture (1988-2003).
Background
Jardetzky earned his M.D. at the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1954 and his Ph.D. in physiology and physical chemistry at University of Minnesota in 1956. He was on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School from 1957 to 1966 and was then a director at the Merck Institute for Therapeutic Research before joining the faculty at Stanford's School of Medicine in 1969. He was director of the Stanford Magnetic Resonance Laboratory from 1975 to 1997. He has held a large number of visiting appointments and served as chairman of a number of professional committees, boards and conferences, including directing several institutes held at the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice, Sicily. His research interests include structural basis of pharmacological action, biological signal processing, and fundamentals of drug design.
Extent
58.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
Access: boxes 14-16 are not open to research use.