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N.J. scientist helps cracks genetic code, then gives it away

NJ.com
"I thought it was important to be generous and make this freely available without restrictions so biotechnological innovations could move forward," said Messing, the Selman A. Waksman Chair in Molecular Genetics at Rutgers and a resident of the ...

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New department could honor tuberculosis cure founder

RU Daily Targum
The most important of which was the discovery of Streptomycin by a young 23-year-old in a laboratory run by Selman Waksman. His name is Albert Schatz. He isolated an antibiotic which treated and effectively cured tuberculosis and ended the tuberculosis ...

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Goodbye to brute force in antibiotic discovery?

Nature.com
This screening approach was developed into a more elaborate platform by Selman Waksman, leading to the discovery of the anti-tuberculosis drug streptomycin. This 'brute force' approach was used throughout the world to screen countless microbial ...

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Rutgers at 250: Professor chronicles university's triumphs and scandals

NJ.com
It is where Selman Waksman comes in. He was a microbiologist who was working there and comes up with the drug that would be used in the early stages of battling tuberculosis. His work leads to the founding of the Waksman Institute, which goes on to do ...

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