Cook-Deegan, Robert M.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). It includes transcripts of the committee's two meetings, the briefing book for the second meeting, meeting notes, correspondence, and other records. The collection includes a mix of records that belonged to Robert Cook-Deegan (acting executive director), Claire L. Pouncey (research assistant), and Edmund D. Pellegrino (vice-chairman).
Overview The collection consists of research materials on the Human Genome Project (HGP) collected by Robert Cook-Deegan. It includes correspondence, reports, meeting materials, and oral histories that document the early stages of the HGP. These materials were assembled while Cook-Deegan was authoring his book The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome. Select portions of the collection have been...