Norman Giles

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Norman Henry Giles
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Norman H. Giles
Born (1915-08-06)August 6, 1915
Atlanta, Georgia
Died October 16, 2006(2006-10-16) (aged 91)
Fields Microbial Genetics
Institutions Yale University, University of Georgia
Alma mater Emory University (BA), Harvard University (PhD)
Known for mutations of Neurospora crassa

Norman Henry Giles (August 6, 1915 - October 16, 2006) was an American microbial geneticist who studied mutations of Neurospora crassa.

Notable papers[edit]

  • 1940: "The effects of fast neutrons on the chromosomes of Tradescantia". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 26:567-575.
  • 1948: With E. Z. Lederberg, "Induced reversions of biochemical mutants in Neurospora crassa". Am. J. Bot. 35:150-157.
  • 1950: With H. P. Riley, "Studies on the mechanism of oxygen effect on the radiosensitivity of Tradescantia chromosomes". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 36:337-344.
  • 1950: With A. V. Beatty, "The effect of x-irradiation in oxygen and in hydrogen at normal and positive pressures on chromosome aberration frequency in Tradescantia microspores". Science 112:643-645.
  • 1951: "Studies on the mechanism of reversion in biochemical mutants of Neurospora crassa". Cold Spring Harb. Sym. 16:283-313.
  • 1956: "Forward and back mutation at specific loci in Neurospora". Brookhaven Sym. Biol. 8:103-125.
  • 1957: With C. W. H. Partridge and N. J. Nelson, "The genetic control of adenylosuccinase in Neurospora crassa". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 43:305-317.
  • 1957: With E. H. Y. Chu, "A study of primate chromosome complements". Am. Nat. 91:273-282.
  • 1958: With M. E. Case, "Evidence from tetrad analyses for both normal and aberrant recombination between allelic mutants in Neurospora crassa". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 44:378-390.