Falkow died May 5th. He retired as a professor of microbiology at Stanford
University in 2005
The story of Boyer, Cohen and Falkow meeting for supper in a Honolulu deli
during a scientific conference of bacterial plasmids outlining the basic
idea for recombinant DNA technology on a paper napkin is described in this
ASM News article.
Falkow S.2001.I’ll have the chopped liver, please,or how I learned to love
the clone.ASM News67:555–59
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