Richard H. Epstein

Molecular Biology University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland 
bacterial genetics
"Richard Harris Epstein"

(1929 - 2011)
Dick Epstein was instrumental in the discovery and analysis of the amber mutants of bacteriophage T4 and succeeded in identifying most of the essential genes of T4 using conditional-lethal mutations

Mean distance: 14.05 (cluster 18)
Cross-listing: GenetiTree - Chemistry Tree


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August H. Doermann grad student 1958 Rochester
 (A study of multiplicity-reactivation in the bacteriophage T4)
Max Delbrück post-doc Caltech (FlyTree)


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Michele Fluck grad student University of Geneva (Microtree)
James E. Dahlberg post-doc University of Geneva
Larry Gold research scientist 1969-1970 University of Geneva (Cell Biology Tree)
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Epstein RH, Bolle A, Steinberg CM. (2012) Amber mutants of bacteriophage T4D: their isolation and genetic characterization. Genetics. 190: 833-40
Eiserling FA, Corso J, Feng S, et al. (1984) Intracellular morphogenesis of bacteriophage T4. II. Head morphogenesis. Virology. 137: 95-101
Eiserling FA, Fluck M, Epstein RH. (1984) Intracellular morphogenesis of bacteriophage T4. I. Gene dosage effects on early functions and tail fiber assembly. Virology. 137: 86-94
Mattson T, Van Houwe G, Bolle A, et al. (1983) Fate of cloned bacteriophage T4 DNA after phage T4 infection of clone-bearing cells. Journal of Molecular Biology. 170: 343-55
Mattson T, Van Houwe G, Epstein R. (1983) Recombination between bacteriophage T4 and plasmid pBR322 molecules containing cloned T4 DNA. Journal of Molecular Biology. 170: 357-79
Selzer G, Belin D, Bolle A, et al. (1981) In vivo expression of the rII region of bacteriophage T4 present in chimeric plasmids. Molecular & General Genetics : Mgg. 183: 505-13
Young ET, Mattson T, Selzer G, et al. (1980) Bacteriophage T4 gene transcription studied by hybridization to cloned restriction fragments Journal of Molecular Biology. 138: 423-445
Fluck MM, Epstein RH. (1980) Isolation and characterization of context mutations affecting the suppressibility of nonsense mutations. Molecular & General Genetics : Mgg. 177: 615-27
Belin D, Hedgpeth J, Selzer GB, et al. (1979) Temperature-sensitive mutation in the initiation codon of the rIIB gene of bacteriophage T4. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 76: 700-4
Mattson T, Van Houwe G, Epstein RH. (1978) Isolation and characterization of conditional lethal mutations in the mot gene of bacteriophage T4. Journal of Molecular Biology. 126: 551-70
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