Behind the Scenes

The exchange of information and ideas at conferences is intrinsic to the nature and culture of science. These meetings are not usually open to the public, and even if they were, most people would have a tough time understanding and participating in the proceedings. We have a backstage pass to the Biology of DNA conference at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and we’ll give you an insider’s view of what goes on at a scientific gathering.

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Welcome to Cold Spring Harbor

The Conference Kicks Off

Look Inside the Program

Voices from Cold Spring Harbor, Past and Present

A Scene at the Conference

Firsthand Insights: What Scientists Are Saying

The Archivists
Evelyn Witkin Reflects on Cold Spring Harbor's Golden Age
Evelyn Witkin Remembers Barbara McClintock
How Many Genes in the Human Genome?

Conversation Pieces: Insights Into a Scientific Meeting

Behind the Scenes
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