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Sophia A. Satina (1879-1975) and Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954), shown with samples of mold | by Smithsonian Institution
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Sophia A. Satina (1879-1975) and Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954), shown with samples of mold

Description: Cytologist Sophia A. Satina (1879-1975), shown with geneticist Albert Francis Blakeslee, was born in Russia, where she taught at the Women's College of Moscow until 1921. Satina's research collaboration with Blakeslee began in 1937, focusing primarily on plant tumors.

 

Creator/Photographer: Fremont Davis

 

Medium: Black and white photographic print

 

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

Collection: Accession 90-105: Science Service Records, 1920s – 1970s - Science Service, now the Society for Science & the Public, was a news organization founded in 1921 to promote the dissemination of scientific and technical information. Although initially intended as a news service, Science Service produced an extensive array of news features, radio programs, motion pictures, phonograph records, and demonstration kits and it also engaged in various educational, translation, and research activities.

 

Accession number: SIA2007-0265

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Taken on February 27, 2009