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Nobel Lecture

Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1958 A Case History in Biological Research In casting around in search of a new approach, an important consideration was that much of biochemical genetics has been and will be covered by Professor Beadle and Professor Lederberg, and in many symposia and reviews, in which many aspects have been and will…


Banquet speech

Edward Tatum’s speech at the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, December 10, 1958 Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is my honor to speak for Professor Beadle and myself. It is fitting that we should speak as one, for in the investigations judged important by the Nobel Committee we worked as…



The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958 George Beadle, Edward Tatum, Joshua Lederberg Nominated on 6 occasions for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Edward Tatum – Nominations”. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.



Edward Lawrie Tatum was born on December 14th, 1909, at Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. He was the eldest son of Arthur Lawrie Tatum, Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and Mabel Webb Tatum. After the death of his mother, his father married the former Celia Harriman. Tatum was educated at the University…