Books & Publications Held In The LMB Archives

The LMB archives hold a small selection of books and published material that relates to the LMB, its science and scientists. The list below is arranged alphabetically by key subject or person, or title, as highlighted in bold. Material can be borrowed on a short loan, please contact the archivist.


About Addenbrooke’s
Gillespie, Fulton
Cambridge: Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, July 2000
Paperback, 74pp, ISBN 0953889203
Includes chapter on: ‘The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)’


Access to Addenbrooke’s – a travel plan
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 2004
Paperback, 19pp


2020 vision at Addenbrooke’s. The future of the hospital campus – update July 2004
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 2004
Paperback, 29pp
Includes reference to: MRC


Cambridge Science at Addenbrooke’s
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, [2004]
Paperback, 39pp
Includes reference to: MRC and LMB


The History of Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
Rook, Arthur; Carlton, Margaret; Cannon, W. Graham
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991
Hardback, 521pp, ISBN 0-521-40529-7
Notes:Includes references to the MRC.


American Society of Hematology
50 years in hematology: research that revolutionized patient care
Washington DC: American Society of Hematology, 2008
Paperback, 32pp
Includes reference to: Vernon Ingram (sickle cell disease); César Milstein & Georges Köhler (monoclonal antibodies)


Amos, Linda A. & Amos, W. Bradshaw.
Molecules of the cytoskeleton
Basingstoke: Macmillan Educational Ltd, 1991
Paperback, 253pp.


Arndt, Uli. Personal X-ray reflections
Arndt, Uli
London: Athena Press, 2006
Paperback, 177pp, ISBN 1 84401 694 3
Note: Autobiography of Uli Arndt’s life, including chapters on his work and time at LMB


The Biochemist. Golden jubilee: celebrating 50 years of the double helix
Richard Reece (Editor)
Vol. 25, No. 2, April 2003
London: Biochemical Society, 2003
Paperback, 56pp, ISSN 0954-982X
Includes: Sir John Sulston Q & A (interviewed by Richard Reece), John Finch ’50 years of the double helix’
Note: 2 copies


Blow, David. Live-Net
Blow, David
Devon: Lazarus Press, 2005
Paperback, 126pp, ISBN 1-898546-75-4
Notes: Novel by David Blow, LMB alumnus.


Bragg, Lawrence. Selections and Reflections: The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg
Thomas, John M & Phillips, Sir David
Middlesex: Royal Institution of Great Britain, 1990
Hardback, 308pp, ISBN 0-905927-43-5
Includes:

  • ‘How Lawrence Bragg Invented X-ray Analysis’ by Max Perutz
  • ‘Bragg’s Broomstick and the Structure of Protein’ by John Kendrew
  • ‘W. L. Bragg: A Few Personal Recollections’ by Francis Crick
  • ‘Bragg’s Foreword to The Double Helix‘ by James Watson
  • ‘Reminiscences of Sir Lawrence Bragg’ by Aaron Klug

Brenner, Sydney. Sydney Brenner: a biography
Friedberg, Errol C.
New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2010
Hardback, 333pp, ISBN 978-0-87969-947-5


Brenner, Sydney. In The Beginning Was the Worm
Brown, Andrew
London: Simon & Schuster, 2003
Hardback, 244pp, ISBN 0-7432-0716-5
Includes: Chapter 1: ‘Sydney Brenner’


Brenner, Sydney. Loose Ends: from Current Biology
Brenner, Sydney
London: Current Biology, 1997
Hardback, 123pp, ISBN 1-85922-325-7


Brenner, Sydney. My Life in Science
Brenner, Sydney
London: BioMed Central, 2001
Paperback, 191pp, ISBN 0-9540278-0-9


Brenner, Sydney. Sydney Brenner: a Life in Science
Interviewer: Lewis Wolpert
London: Science Archive, 1997
Paperback, 368pp, ISBN 1-902252-10-1
Notes: Transcription of an interview with Sydney Brenner


British Medical Bulletin
Haemoglobin: Structure, Function and Synthesis
Vol. 32, No. 3, September 1976
London: The British Council, 1976
Paperback, 99pp
Includes: Articles by Max Perutz, John Kilmartin, Joyce Baldwin, Nicholas Proudfoot, George Brownlee


CAM (Cambridge Alumni Magazine). The double helix at 50.
Richards, Peter (Editor)
No.38 Lent Term 2003
Cambridge: University of Cambridge, 2003
Paperback, 48pp
Includes: Peter Richards ‘Life Class’ story of the discovery of DNA structure, Matt Ridley ‘DNA: the future’
Note: 2 copies


Cambridge Biomedical Campus: Innovation and Excellence in Health and Care
Information brochure about current development and expansion of the campus.
Cambridge: Liberty Property Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Countryside Properties, October 2009.
Paperback, 26pp
Includes: Reference to the new LMB building


Cambridge Neuroscience
Cambridge Neuroscience Coordinator
Cambridge: University of Cambridge, 2007
Paperback, 135pp
Includes: Photos and biographies of LMB scientists working in the field of neuroscience.


Cambridge Neuroscience. 21st Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar
Program of seminar held at LMB on 19th March 2009
Cambridge: University of Cambridge, 2009
Paperback, 59pp
Includes: Includes abstracts of talks by LMB scientists


A Hundred Years of Cambridge Physics 1874-1974
Dennis Moralee (editor)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Physics Society, 1974
Paperback, 34pp
Includes: ‘Sir Lawrence Bragg’ by Max Perutz, ‘Two new sciences: molecular biology’ by Max Perutz


A Hundred Years of Cambridge Physics. 2nd edition.
Dennis Moralee (editor)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Physics Society, 1980
Paperback, 46pp, ISBN 0950734306
Includes: ‘Sir Lawrence Bragg’ by Max Perutz, ‘Two new sciences: molecular biology’ by Max Perutz


A Hundred Years of Cambridge Physics. 3rd edition.
Dennis Moralee (editor)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Physics Society, 1995
Paperback, 47pp, ISBN 0950734314
Includes: ‘Sir Lawrence Bragg’ by Max Perutz, ‘Two new sciences: molecular biology’ by Max Perutz


Cambridge Scientific Minds
Harman, Peter and Mitton, Simon (Editors)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002
Paperback, 343pp, ISBN 0-521-78612-6
Includes: ‘Francis Crick and James Watson’ by Robert Olby, ‘Molecular biology in Cambridge’ by Max Perutz


Candid Science II: Conversations with famous Biomedical ScientistsHargittai, István
London: Imperial College Press, 2002
Hardback, 604pp, ISBN 1-86094-280-6
Notes: LMB Archives acknowledged in the preface. Contains several photographs from the Archive. Includes conversations with James Watson, Frederick Sanger, César Milstein, Max Perutz, Richard Henderson, Aaron Klug, John Finch and Sidney Altman.


The Cavendish Laboratory: Nursery of Genius
Larsen, Egon
London: Edmund Ward, 1962
Hardback, 95pp


Celltech. The first ten years of a biotechnology company. Special Report
Dodgson, Mark
Centre for Science Technology and Energy Policy: Science Policy Research Unit Discussion Paper Series
University of Sussex, February 1990
Paperback, 95pp


Chemical Intelligencer. Vol. 5, Issue 2, April 1999
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1999
Paperback, 64pp, ISSN 0947-0662
Includes: César Milstein Interview by István Hargittai, Richard Henderson Interview by István Hargittai, Book Review: Max Perutz ‘I wish I’d made you angry earlier’


Chemical Intelligencer. Vol. 5, Issue 4, October 1999
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1999
Paperback, 64pp, ISSN 0947-0662
Includes: Fred Sanger Interview by István Hargittai, Sidney Altman Interview by István Hargittai


Crick, Francis. Francis Crick: Discovery of the Genetic Code (Eminent Lives)
Ridley, Matt
USA: HarperCollins, 2006
Hardback, 213pp, ISBN 0-06-082333-X


Crick, Francis. Francis Crick: Hunter of Life’s Secrets
Olby, Robert
USA: Cold Spring Harbor, 2009
Hardback, 538pp, ISBN 978-087969798-3
Notes: Both the LMB itself, and members of its alumni, feature in the index.


Crick, Francis: The Astonishing Hypothesis
Crick, Francis
London: Touchstone (Simon & Schuster), 1995
Paperback, 319pp, ISBN 0-671-71295-0


Crick, Francis: Life Itself (Its Origin and Nature)
Crick, Francis
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981
Hardback, 192pp, ISBN 0-671-25562-0


Crick, Francis: Of Molecules and Men
The John Danz Lectures, University of Washington
Seattle & London: University of Washington Press, 1966
Hardback, 99pp
Notes: Signed ‘J C Kendrew, October 1966’


Crick, Francis. On protein synthesis (pp.138-163). Symposia of the Society for Experimental Biology. Number XII, The biological replication of macromolecules.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1958
Hardback, 255pp.


Crick, Francis. What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery
Crick, Francis
USA: Basic Books, [No date]
Paperback, 182pp, ISBN 0-465-09138-5


Current Biology. Outstanding papers in biology
London: Current Biology Ltd, 1993
Paperback, 233pp
Includes papers chosen by Sydney Brenner, Peter Lawrence, Max Perutz and James Watson


DAEDALUS. Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Vol. 99 (4), Fall 1970
Paperback, 1137pp,
Includes: ‘DNA’ by Gunther Stent, ‘Francis Crick, DNA, and the Central Dogma’ by Robert Olby


de Chadarevian, Soraya: Designs for Life: Molecular Biology after World War II
de Chadarevian, Soraya
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002
Hardback, 423pp, ISBN 0-521-57078-6
Notes: Includes numerous photographs relating to/featuring the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology; the Laboratory also features prominently throughout the text.


de Chadarevian, Soraya: Molecularizing Biology and Medicine: New Practices and Alliances, 1910s-1970s
de Chadarevian, Soraya
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1998
Hardback, 304pp, ISBN 90-5702-293-3


design4science: the visual communication of science. Exhibition catalogue.
Wheeler, Shirley and Long, Angela
Sunderland: Gmelin Press & the University of Sunderland, 2007
Paperback, 111pp, ISBN 9781873757918
Includes: Several photographs and pieces about the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology and its science.


design4science. Evaluation Report.
Wheeler, Shirley
Sunderland: University of Sunderland, September 2008
Paperback, 35pp.


Dickerson, Richard E. Present at the Flood
Dickerson, Richard E
USA: Sinauer Associates, 2005
Paperback, 307pp, ISBN 0-87893-168-6
Notes: Reprints papers by Perutz, Kendrew and other LMB scientists on protein structure.


Dignifying Science
Ottaviani, Jim
USA: GT Labs, 1999
Paperback, 142pp, ISBN 0-9660106-1-2
Notes: Comic strip featuring James Watson and Francis Crick in the chapter ‘Rosalind Franklin’.


DNA. The Big Idea: Crick, Watson & DNA
Strathern, Paul
London: Arrow Books, 1997
Paperback, 96pp, ISBN 0-09-923742-3


DNA. Gene: An International Journal Focusing on Gene Cloning and Gene Structure and Function
Vol. 135 (1-2), 1993
Hardback, 341pp, ISSN 0378-1119
Notes: Includes papers and photographs from the COGENE Symposium, ‘From the double helix to the human genome: 40 years of molecular genetics’, featuring contributions from Max Perutz, James Watson and Francis Crick.


DNA. Genesis of a discovery
Chomet, Seweryn (Editor), King’s College London
Newman-Hemisphere, 1995
Paperback, 150pp
Notes: The story of King’s College London’s part in the discovery of the structure of DNA. Includes chapters by Wilkins, Strokes, Gosling and Wilson


DNA. Proceedings of the Robert A. Welch Foundation: 37th Conference on Chemical Research – 40 Years of the Double Helix
USA: Robert A. Welch Foundation, 1993
Hardback, 235pp
Notes: Presiding chair of the October 25 program: Francis Crick. (Crick also provides the Introductory Remarks.)


DNA: 50 years of the double helix. Conference Extracts
Cambridge: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology/Amersham Biosciences/CoverPoint, 2003
Paperback, 59pp
Includes: Extracts and images of the conference presentations by Aaron Klug, John Sulston, George Poste, Richard Sykes, Joan Steitz, Harold Varmus, Cynthia Kenyon, Matt Ridley, James Watson.


DNA and after: 50 years of UK excellence
British Council: Foreign & Commonwealth Office
London: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, 2003
Paperback, 54pp
Includes: ‘The Crick and Watson Story’, ‘Some Milestones in UK Bioscience’ (Sulston, Sanger, C.A.T.)


The DNA Mystique: The Gene as a Cultural Icon
Nelkin, Dorothy & Lindee, M Susan
USA: W H Freeman, 1995
Paperback, 275pp, ISBN 0-7167-3049-9
Notes: Brief mentions of James Watson and Francis Crick.


DNA: Changing Science and Society
Krude, Torsten (Editor)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004
Hardback, 193pp, ISBN 0-521-82378-1
Includes: ‘The discovery of the DNA double helix’ by Aaron Klug
Notes: Also includes references to LMB alumni including James Watson, Francis Crick. Max Perutz and Dan Brown.


DNA. The Path to the Double Helix: The Discovery of DNA
Olby, Robert
USA: Dover Publications, 1994
Paperback, 522pp, ISBN 0-486-68117-3
Includes: Foreword by Francis Crick
Notes: Also references a number of LMB alumni.


DNA. The Secret of Life
DNA50 Council
London: Faircount Ltd, 2003
Paperback, 176pp, ISBN 1-84369-256-2
Includes: Articles about Crick, Watson, Franklin and DNA. Article about the historical overview of molecular biology. Articles on modern molecular biology.
Notes: Includes mention of a number of LMB scientists.


Dynamic Science: Biochemistry in Cambridge 1898-1949
Weatherall, Mark and Kamminga, Harmke
Cambridge: Cambridge Wellcome Unit Publications, 1992
Paperback, 85pp
Includes: Brief mention of Fred Sanger.


The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology
Judson, Horace Freeland
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979
Hardback, 686pp, ISBN 0-671-22540-5
Notes: Inscribed to John Kendrew and signed by Horace Judson, 1979


The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology
Judson, Horace Freeland
London: Penguin, 1995
Paperback, 686pp, ISBN 0-14-017800-7
Notes: Features a number of LMB alumni, including James Watson and Francis Crick, John Kendrew and Max Perutz; passage specifically on the LMB, page 162.


EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory) 20 years on (1974-1994)
States, David M. (Editor)
Heidelberg: EMBL, 1994
Paperback, 70pp
Includes: ‘The History of EMBL: 1962-1994’ (John Kendrew, instigator and first Director-General of EMBL), ‘EMBL becomes a reality – The Kendrew Era 1974-1982’, Interview with John Kendrew ‘The development of Synchrotron Radiation’ (Ken Holmes)


For the Love of Enzymes
Kornberg, Arthur
USA: Harvard University Press
Hardback, 336pp, ISBN 0-674-30775-5
Notes: Includes brief mentions of Marx Perutz, James Watson and Francis Crick.


Franklin, Rosalind. Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA
Maddox, Brenda
London: HarperCollins, 2002
Hardback, 380pp, ISBN 0-00-257149-8


Franklin, Rosalind. Rosalind Franklin & DNA
Sayre, Anne
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1975
Hardback, 221pp, ISBN 0-393-07493-5


Genesis – Life at the end of the information age.
Centraal Museum, Utrecht, exhibition catalogue, 2007
Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 2007
Paperback, 104pp
Includes: ‘History of biology’ by Soraya de Chadarevian, ‘The cell’ by Soraya de Chadarevian, DVD includes shots of our 1958 ball and spoke DNA double helix model and signed metal base on display at the exhibition.
Note: Includes DVD


Genesis – Die Kunst der Schöpfung//Genesis – The art of creation.
Zentrum Paul Klee, exhibition catalogue, 2008
Bern: Zentrum Paul Klee, 2008
Paperback, 64pp
Includes: LMB Photographs of 1958 ball and spoke DNA model (which was on display with a signed metal base at the exhibition)


Gerhard, Roberto: Proceedings of the 1st International Roberto Gerhard Conference
Centre for Research in New Music, University of Huddersfield
HuddersfUnield: iversity of Huddersfield, May 27th-28th 2010
Paperback, 151pp, ISBN 978-1-86218-088-8
Includes: Invited paper by Hans Boye (LMB Alumnus) ‘How Roberto Gerhard was persuaded to make the soundtrack for DNA in Reflection’ [Film made by Hans Boye & Anand Sarabhai at LMB, 1963]


Haemoglobin
Editors: Roughton FJW and Kendrew JC
London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1949
Includes:

  • ‘Recent developments in the X-ray study of haemoglobin’ by MF Perutz,
  • ‘The crystal structure of horse haemoglobin’ by JC Kendrew
  • ‘The application of X-ray crystallography to the study of biological macromolecules’ by JC Kendrew and MF Perutz

Haemoglobin
Geis, Irving & Dickerson, Richard
Menlo Park, California: The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, 1983
Notes: Max Perutz sited in the index, pages 23, 25, 41, 66, 159. Includes hand-written note to Max Perutz by Richard Dickerson inside the front cover.


Haemoglobin & Myglobin
Atlas of Molecular Structures in Biology Volume 2
Perutz MF & Fermi G
Editors: Philips DC & Richards FM
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981
Paperback, 104pp, ISBN 0-19-854706-4
Notes: Includes a series of “stereodiagrams” (3D glasses to view these images are included).


Haemoglobin. Hemoglobin and its Abnormalities
Ingram, Vernon M.
USA: Charles C Thomas, 1961
Hardback, 153pp
Notes: LMB noted in the acknowledgements. References Max Perutz and John Kendrew throughout.


Haemoglobin. The Hemoglobins in Genetics and Evolution
Ingram, Vernon M.
USA: Columbia University Press, 1963
Hardback, 165pp
Notes: Includes Max Perutz’s photographs of haemoglobin models. References Perutz and John Kendrew throughout.


HMSO: A Framework for Government Research and Development.
Presented to Parliament by the Lord Privy Seal by Command of Her Majesty, November 1971 (Green Paper Cmnd. 4814)
London: HMSO, 1971
Paperback, 25pp
Includes: “The organisation and management of government R and D” by Lord Rothschild (Rothschild Report). “The future of the research council system” a report of a C.S.P. Working Group under the Chairmanship of Sir Frederick Dainton
Note: Signed by Max Perutz (Max wrote a lot of letters in response to the report in 1971-1972)


HMSO: Framework for Government Research and Development.
Presented to Parliament by the Lord Privy Seal by Command of Her Majesty, July 1972 (White Paper Cmnd. 5046)
London: HMSO, 1972
Paperback, 15pp


Hodgkin, Dorothy. Dorothy Hodgkin: a life
Ferry, Georgina
London: Granta Books, 1998
Paperback, 423pp, ISBN 1-86207-285-X


Holmes, K.C. & Blow, D.M.
The use of X-ray diffraction in the study of protein and nucleic acid structure
Revised reprint from Methods of Biochemical Analysis, Vol 13, pp113-239
New York: Interscience (John Wiley), 1966
Paperback, 126pp


Hunter, Graeme K. Vital Forces: the discovery of the molecular basis of life
London: Academic Press, 2000
Hardback, 364pp


Journal of Molecular Biology. Special section commemorating 50 Years of Protein Structure
Vol. 392, Issue 1, 11 September 2009
Paperback, 241pp, ISSN 0022-2836
Includes: ’50 years of protein structure determination’ Peter E. Wright (Editorial), ’50 years of protein structure analysis’ Bror Strandberg, Richard E. Dickerson, Michael G.Rossmann (Joint overview then three chapters written by each author.)


Kendrew, John.The Thread of Life: an introduction to molecular biology
Kendrew, John
Based on the series of B.B.C. Television Lectures of the same title
London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1966, reprinted 1968
Hardback, 112pp
Notes: Signed ‘John Kendrew’


Kendrew, John.Livets tråd [Thread of Life]
Valum, Brynjulf (Translator)
Oslo: Fakkel, 1970
Paperback, 123pp
Notes: Text in Norwegian. Photographs credit J. Finch, A. Klug and M. Perutz.


Kettle’s Yard. Beyond measure: conversations across art and science. Exhibition catalogue
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
Cambridge: Kettle’s Yard and Barry Phipps, 2008
Paperback, 48pp, ISBN 978-1-904561-26-2
Notes: Includes material from Aaron Klug & Tony Crowther


Kettle’s Yard. Lines of Enquiry: thinking through drawing. Exhibition catalogue
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
Cambridge: Kettle’s Yard and Barry Phipps, 2006
Paperback, 48pp, ISBN 1904561195
Notes: Illustrations from Brad Amos & John Sulston


Kindersley at Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Cannon, W Graham and Kindersley, Lida Lopes Cardozo
Cambridge: Cardozo Kindersley, 2000
Paperback, 48pp, ISBN 1874426120
Note: Lida Lopes Cardozo Kindersley carved the memorial plaque to Max Perutz for the Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, 2002 (not in the book)


LMB. A Nobel Fellow on Every Floor
Finch, John
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2008
Hardback, 381pp, ISBN 978-1840469-40-0
Note:

  • “A history of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology.”
  • Complimentary copies are available to LMB staff and alumni. Please email archive@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk with your name and address.

LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 1989-1990
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1989
Paperback, 72pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 1991-1992
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1991
Paperback, 72pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 1993-1994
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1993
Paperback, 80pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas
(Private printing)

LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 1995-1996
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1995
Paperback, 88pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas. Editors: Rob Kay and John Walker.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 1997-1998
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1997
Paperback, 88pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 1999-2000
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1999
Paperback, 90pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 2001-2002
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2001
Paperback, 86pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 2003-2004
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2003

Paperback, 85pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 2005-2006
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2005 Paperback, 92pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 2007-2008
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2007
Paperback, 88pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas. Editors: Mary-Ann Starkey and Michael Hastings.
(Private printing)


LMB: Laboratory of Molecular Biology 2009-2010
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2009
Paperback, 89pp
Note: LMB brochure giving background information about LMB and information about group leaders and their current research areas. Editors: Paul Dear and Cristina Rada.
(Private printing)


LMB: Peptide Chemists at the LMB
Atherton, Eric
Northwich, 2003
Hardback, 130pp


LMB: Peptide Chemistry at the LMB
Sheppard, R C (Compiler)
Cambridge: LMB, 1997
Hardback, 277pp


LMB Students: Rough Guide to the LMB
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 1999
Paperback, 31pp
Note: Booklet compiled entirely by LMB students to answer questions perspective students might have and to give a flavour of life as a graduate student at LMB
(Private printing)


LMB Students: Rough Guide to the LMB 2005/2006 (2nd ed)
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2005
Paperback, 22pp
Note: Booklet compiled entirely by LMB students to answer questions perspective students might have and to give a flavour of life as a graduate student at LMB
(Private printing)


LMB Students: Insider’s Guide to life as an LMB student
Cambridge: MRC LMB, 2009
Paperback, 34pp
Note: Booklet compiled entirely by LMB students to answer questions perspective students might have and to give a flavour of life as a graduate student at LMB (Replaces the Rough Guide to the LMB 2005/2006)
(Private printing)


Mapping the Human Genome
Pines, Maya
Bethesda: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1987
Paperback, 16pp
Includes: Brief mention of Fred Sanger


Medical Research Council. Charter of the Medical Research Council 1962
London: Medical Research Council, 1962
Paperback, 4pp


Medical Research Council. Charter of the Medical Research Council 1976
London: Medical Research Council, 1976
Paperback, 9pp


Medical Research Council. Constitution and Functions
London: Medical Research Council, 1956
Paperback, 16pp


Medical Research Council. Constitution and Functions
London: Medical Research Council, 1967
Paperback, 15pp


Medical Research Council. Half a Century of Medical Research (Volume One)
Thomson, A. Landsborough
London: Medical Research Council, 1987
Paperback, 308pp, ISBN 0-903730-13-6


Medical Research Council. Half a Century of Medical Research (Volume Two)
Thomson, A. Landsborough
London: Medical Research Council, 1987
Paperback, 402pp, ISBN 0-903730-15-4 Notes: Relates more specifically to the LMB than Volume One.


Medical Research Council. The role of the Medical Research Council. Note by the Secretary of the Council
London: Medical Research Council, [n.d.]
Paperback, 4pp


Milstein, César. Exquisite Specificity: The Monoclonal Antibody Revolution
Cambrosio, Alberto & Keating, Peter
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995
Hardback, 243pp
Includes: Foreword by César Milstein


Catalogue of the papers and correspondence of César Milstein
Bird, Heather & Powell Timothy E (Compilers)
National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists, University of Bath
NCUACS catalogue no. 146/3/06
Paperback, 203pp


Molecular Biology & Human Disease
Macleod, Alexander & Sikora, Karol (Editors)
Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1984
Paperback, 271pp, ISBN 0-632-01167-X
Includes: Foreword by Max Perutz. ‘Prenatal Diagnosis’ by Robert Mueller. ‘Chromosomal Translocations and Cancer’ by Terence Rabbitts
Notes: Perutz’s Foreword touches upon the LMB itself.


Nature’s Robots: A History of Proteins
Tanford, Charles & Reynolds, Jacqueline
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001
Hardback, 304pp, ISBN 0-19-850466-7
Includes: Index lists LMB alumni including Max Perutz and John Kendrew. Includes hand-written note of thanks (by the authors) to Perutz.


New Scientist. The birth of Molecular Biology (Special edition to celebrate 40 years of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology)
Kenward, Michael (Editor)
Vol. 114, No. 1561, 21 May 1987
London: New Science Publications, 1987
Paperback, 104pp, ISSN 0028 6664
Includes:

  • ‘The birth of molecular biology’ Max Perutz
  • ‘Double vision reveals the structure of muscle’ Hugh Huxley
  • ‘Molecules on a grand scale’ Aaron Klug
  • ‘Inspiration from diversity in the immune system’ César Milstein
  • ‘Reading the messages in the genes’ Fred Sanger
  • ‘Minds that live for science’ James Watson
  • ‘Ruthless research in a cupboard’ Francis Crick

The Nobel Laureates of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge: MRC LMB Visual Aids, 1999
Paperback, 22pp
Note: Nobel Laureates of LMB from 1958 to 1997
(Private printing)


The Nobel Laureates of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology [2nd ed]
Cambridge: MRC LMB Visual Aids, 2003
Paperback, 30pp
Note: Nobel Laureates of LMB from 1958 to 2002
(Private printing)


Nobel Prize. Women in Science
McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch
USA: Joseph Hendry Press, 1998
Paperback, 451pp, ISBN 0-309-07270-0
Notes: The chapter ‘Rosalind Elsie Franklin’ references the LMB, Francis Crick and James Watson. Both they, John Kendrew, Aaron Klug and Max Perutz appear through the rest of the text.


Nobel Prize. Cultures of Creativity: Birth of a 21st Century Museum
Editor: Larsson, Ulf
USA: Science History Publications, 2006
Paperback, 240pp, ISBN 0-88135-352-3
Notes: Catalogue/accompaniment to the exhibition of the Nobel Museum. Includes chapters on Max Perutz, and James Watson & Francis Crick.


Nobel Prize. Les Prix Nobel en 1962
Nobel Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation, 1962
Hardback, 187pp
Includes:

  • ‘X-ray analysis of haemoglobin’ by Max Perutz
  • ‘Myoglobin and the structure of proteins’ by John Kendrew
  • ‘The involvement of RNA in the synthesis of nucleic acids’ by James Watson
  • ‘On the genetic code’ by Francis Crick

Notes

  • Includes portrait photographs of the Perutz, Kendrew, Watson and Crick, who are also featured in the book’s ceremony programme.
  • Some sections appear in French, Swedish and English.
  • Signed by John Kendrew

Nobel Prize. Les Prix Nobel: The Nobel Prizes 1980
Nobel Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1983
Hardback, 272pp, ISBN 91-85848-05-0
Includes: ‘From Macromolecules to Biological Assemblies’ by Aaron Klug. Klug is also featured in the ceremony programme.
Notes: Includes a photograph of Klug.


Nobel Prize. Les Prix Nobel: The Nobel Prizes 1982
Nobel Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1981
Hardback, 294pp, ISBN 91-85848-02-6
Includes: ‘Determination of Nucleotide Sequences in DNA’ by Frederick Sanger. Sanger is also featured in the ceremony programme.
Notes: Includes a photograph of Frederick Sanger.


Nobel Prize. Les Prix Nobel: The Nobel Prizes 1984
Nobel Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1985
Hardback, 287pp, ISBN 91-85848-05-0
Includes: ‘From the Structure of Antibodies to the Diversification of the Immune System’ by César Milstein. Milstein is also featured in the ceremony programme.
Notes: Includes a photograph of Milstein.


Nobel Prize. Les Prix Nobel: The Nobel Prizes 1997
Nobel Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1998
Hardback, 502pp, ISBN 91-85848-28X
Includes: ‘ATP Synthesis by Rotary Catalysis’ by John Walker. Walker is also featured in the ceremony programme.
Notes: Includes a photograph of Walker.


Nobel Prize. Nobel Lectures: Chemistry
Nobel Foundation
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 1964
Hardback, 712pp
Includes: ‘1962: Max Ferdinand Perutz and John Cowdery Kendrew’
Notes: Signed by John Kendrew.


Nobel Prize. The Road to Stockholm
Hargittai, István
New York, USA: Oxford University Press, 2002
Hardback, 342pp, ISBN 0-19-850912-X
Notes: Preface by James Watson. Pages 131-135 focus on the LMB’s working environment. References to LMB alumni throughout text.


Nobel Prize. Traduction des discours a la fête Nobel 1962
[Stockholm: Nobel Foundation], 1962
Paperback, 64pp
Includes: Opening speech from 1962 Nobel ceremony, and introduction to the awards, including those for Chemistry (Perutz and Kendrew) and Medicine (Watson, Crick and Wilkins)


Nobel textiles: marrying scientific discovery to design. Exhibition catalogue.
McVittie, Brona (Editor)
London: Medical Research Council, 2008
Paperback, 32pp
Includes: John Sulston, John Walker, Aaron Klug
Note: Includes DVD: a series of short films by Kiki von Glasow


Perutz, Max. Max Perutz and the Secret of Life
Ferry, Georgina
London: Random House, 2007
Hardback, 352pp, ISBN 9780701176952


Perutz, Max. I Wish I’d Made You Angrier Earlier
Perutz, Max
USA: Cold Spring Harbor, 1998
Hardback, 353pp, ISBN 0-87969-524-2


Perutz, Max. Is Science Necessary? Essays on Science and Scientists
Perutz, Max
USA: E P Dutton, 1989
Hardback, 285pp, ISBN 0-525-24673-8


Perutz, Max. Mechanisms of Cooperative and Allosteric Regulation in Proteins
Perutz, Max
USA: Cambridge University Press, 1990
Paperback, 101pp, ISBN 0-521-38648-9


Perutz, Max. Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Perutz, Max
USA: Elsevier, 1962
Hardback, 211pp
Notes: Signed by author. Perutz references the work of several other alumni of LMB.


Perutz, Max. Protein Structure: New approaches to Disease and Therapy
Perutz, Max
New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1992
Paperback, 326pp, ISBN 0-7167-7022-9


Perutz, Max. Science is Not a Quiet Life: Unravelling the Atomic Mechanism of Haemoglobin
Perutz, Max
Singapore: Imperial College Press, 1997
Hardback, 636pp, ISBN 981-02-2774-4
Notes: Signed by author. Many of the articles are co-authored by LMB alumni.


Perutz, Max. What a Time I Am Having: Selected Letters of Max Perutz
Perutz, Vivien (Editor)
USA: Cold Spring Habor, 2009
Hardback, 506pp, ISBN 978-087969864-5
Notes: Edited with assistance from Alan Weeds.


Representations of the double helix. Issued on the occasion of an exhibition at the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, 1995
Kamminga, Harmke and de Chadarevian, Soraya
Cambridge: Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 1995,
Paperback, 45pp, ISBN 0951669362


Bibliographic Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society: Volume 50
London: Royal Society, 2004
Hardback, 390pp, ISBN 0-85403-609-1
Includes: ‘Max Perutz OM CH CBE’ by DM Blow FRS


Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Vol. 317 (1540), 30 April 1986, pp 291-457
Blow, DM; Fersht, AR; Winter, G (Editors)
London: Royal Society, 1986
Paperback, 170pp, ISSN 0080-4614
Includes: ‘Concluding remarks’ by Max Perutz.


Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Millennium Issue

Vol. 354 (1392), 29 December 1999, pp 1901-2096
Zeki, S (Editor)
London: Royal Society, 1999
Paperback, 208pp, ISSN 0962-8436
Includes: ‘Theoretical biology in the third millenium’ by Sydney Brenner. ‘The impact of molecular biology on neuroscience’ by Francis Crick


Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B: Biological Sciences.
Vol. 167, No. 1009, 18 April 1967
London: Royal Society, 1967
Paperback, 118pp
Includes: “The Croonian Lecture, 1966. The Genetic code.” Francis Crick, “A Discussion on the Structure and Function of Lysozyme” organized by Max Perutz


Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B: Biological Sciences.
Vol. 173, No. 1031, 20 May 1969
London: Royal Society, 1969
Paperback, 142pp
Includes: “The Croonian Lecture, 1968. The haemoglobin molecule.” Max Perutz


The Royal Society Is seeing believing?
Exhibition catalogue, June 2008, Ref: RS1287
London: The Royal Society, 2008
Paperback, 22pp
Includes: Aaron Klug virus models


Sanger, Frederick. Selected papers of Frederick Sanger (with commentaries)
Sanger, Frederick & Dowding, Margaret (Editors)
Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 1996
Hardback, 662pp, ISBN 981-02-2430-03
Notes: Signed by the author.


Science. The Human Genome
Vol. 291, No. 5507, 16 February 2001
Washington DC: AAAS, 2001
Paperback, 289pp, ISSN 0036-8075
Includes: Articles on the history of the Human Genome project. Includes mention of a number of LMB scientists.


Science. Special issue “Building on the DNA Revolution” (50th anniversary of the DNA double helix)
Vol. 300, No. 5617, 11 April 2003
Washington DC: AAAS, 2003
Paperback, 173pp, ISSN 0036-8075
Includes:

  • Soraya de Chadarevian ‘The making of an icon’
  • Elizabeth Pennisi ‘A hothouse of molecular biology
  • Elizabeth Pennisi ‘DNA’s cast of thousands’
  • Francis Collins et al ‘The human genome project: lessons from large-scale biology’

The Science in Society Review (Special edition of The International Journal of Science, Society and Law) 800 Years of Contributions from Cambridge
A production of the Triple Helix, Cambridge
Vol. 6, Lent 2009
Cambridge: University of Cambridge, 2009
Paperback, 45pp
Includes:

  • ‘A day in the life of a PhD student’ by Ciara Metcalfe (LMB third year PhD student.)
  • ‘Produce of a Nobel Prize Plantation’ by Kate Weber (LMB PhD student)
  • Interview with John Walker
  • Interview with John Sulston
  • Small article on ‘The University of Cambridge and the Structure of DNA
  • Small article on ‘Sanger Sequencing’
  • Small article on ‘Cambridge Neuroscience at a Glance’
  • ‘A short history of the Cavendish’ by Daniel Gregory

Science Policy: Order and Spontaneity. The twenty-second J D Bernal Lecture delivered at Birkbeck College, London, 29 May 1991
Phillips, Sir David
London: Birkbeck College, 1991
Paperback, 22pp
Note: Signed copy


Structure. Pre-launch introductory issue, 25 April 1993
Hendrickson, Wayne A & Brändén, Carl-Ivar (Editors)
London: Current Biology Ltd, 1993
Paperback, 29pp, ISSN 0969-2126
Includes:

  • James D.Watson ‘Initial implications of the double helix’
  • Alexander Rich ‘The structure and biology of transfer RNA’
  • M. F. Perutz ‘Haemoglobin’
  • J. M. Baldwin et al ‘Bacteriorhodopsin’
  • Michael G. Rossmann ‘The structure of human rhinovirus 14’
  • Alan R. Fersht ‘Pathway and stability of folding of barnase’

Sulston, John. The Common Thread: A Story of Science, Politics, Ethics and the Human Genome
Sulston, John & Ferry, Georgina
Hardback, 310pp, ISBN 0-593-04801-6
Notes: Signed by the authors. Contains many specific references to the LMB and its alumni.


A Concise History of the University of Cambridge
Leedham-Green, Elisabeth
Paperback, 274pp, ISBN 0-521-43370-7
Notes: Highlights the various achievements of the LMB, page 209


Valpuesta, José María. A la búsqueda del secreto de la vida. Una breve historia de la biología molecular
Spain: Editorial Hélice/CSIC, 2007
Paperback, 267pp
Includes: Several mentions about LMB scientists and their work, and includes photographs from LMB Archives


Watson, James. Watson and DNA: Making a Scientific Revolution
McElheny, Victor K
USA: Wiley, 2003
Hardback, 363pp, ISBN 0-470-85429-4
Notes: Also references Sydney Brenner, Francis Crick, Aaron Klug, John Kendrew and Max Perutz. Includes a wide selection of photographs of Watson in the centre pages.


Watson, James. DNA: The Secret of Life
Watson, James
London: William Heinemann, 2003
Hardback, 366pp, ISBN 0-434-01116-9


Watson, James. The Double Helix
Watson, James
London: Penguin, [1970]
Paperback, 183pp, ISBN 0-14-003142-1


The Welch Foundation 37th Conference on Chemical Research: 40 years of the DNA double helix. Program (Bulletin No. 56)
October 25 – 26, 1993 at the Westin Oaks Hotel, Houston, Texas
Houston: Welch Foundation, 1993
Paperback, 28pp
Includes: Biographies of the speakers including James D Watson; Francis Crick; Alexander Rich; Paul Sigler; Joan Steitz


The Wellcome Collection. From Atoms to Patterns: Crystal structure designs from the 1951 Festival of Britain
Jackson, Lesley
Somerset, UK: Richard Dennis, 2008
Paperback, 124pp, ISBN 978 0 9553741 1 1
Notes: Features designs based on original diagrams by Max Perutz and John Kendrew (haemoglobin and myoglobin).


The Wellcome Trust
Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine. Volume 1
Tansey, E.M. et al (eds)
London: Wellcome Trust, 1997. ISBN 1 869835 79 4
Paperback, 135pp
Includes: Technology Transfer in Britain: The case of Monoclonal Antibodies, Self and Non-self: A history of Autoimmunity, Endogenous Opiates, The Committee on Safety of Drugs
Note: Technology Transfer section includes César Milstein and Georges Köhler.


The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
A Quest for the Code of Life
Fletcher, Liz & Porter, Roy
London: Wellcome Trust, 1997
Paperback, 102pp, ISBN 1-869835-91-3


The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
Royal Opening Brochure
8 October 1997
London: Wellcome Trust, 1997
Paperback, 16pp


The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
A Triple Celebration: The Exhibition (Catalogue)
London: Wellcome Trust, 2003
Paperback, 36pp
Includes: Exhibition to celebrate The Sanger Institute 1993-2003, and also the 50th anniversary of the double helix, and the completion of the human genome 2003.


The Wellcome Trust/MRC BUILDING
The Official Opening of The Wellcome Trust/MRC Building by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Monday 30 October 2000
Cambridge: MRC/Wellcome Trust/University of Cambridge, 2000
Folder
Includes:

  • Letter to Guests
  • Programme
  • Guest List
  • The Wellcome Trust/MRC Building – General Information
  • Announcement of scientific symposium in 2001
  • The MRC-Dunn Human Nutrition Unit Information
  • Wellcome Tust Centre for Molecular Mechanisms in Disease
  • Research Report 2000

What is Life? Exploring the living cell with the tools and techniques of physics and chemistry.
Booklet to accompany a series of ten weekly programmes, first broadcast on BBC-1 on Mondays at 11pm beginning 9 October, 1967
Chedd, Graham (author) and Goldwyn, Edward (series producer)
London: BBC, 1967
Paperback, 41pp
Includes: Watson & Crick and the DNA structure, Sydney Brenner and nonsense codons, Photo of myoglobin wire model by John Kendrew


Wilkins, Maurice. The Third Man of the Double Helix: The Autobiography of Maurice Wilkins
Wilkins, Maurice
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003
Hardback, 274pp, ISBN 0-19-860665-6
Notes: Includes references to the MRC, and to some LMB alumni, notably James Watson and Francis Crick, Max Perutz and John Kendrew.


Woolfson, Adrian. An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Genetics
Woolfson, Adrian
London: Duckworth Overlook, 2004
Hardback, 240pp, ISBN 0-7156-3313-9
Notes: The index includes entries for both James Watson and Francis Crick. Signed by the author.


Woolfson, Adrian. Life Without Genes
Woolfson, Adrian
London: HarperCollins, 2000
Hardback, 240pp, ISBN 0-7156-3313-9
Notes: The LMB is thanked in the acknowledgements. Signed by the author.