The double helix, the genetic code, jumping genes, the PCR technique, the human genome project, RNA interference ...
These and hundreds of other important advances in biology were announced, debated, and distilled at the Cold Spring Harbor
Symposia. These meetings, held each year on tranquil grounds of one of the world's leading research institutes,
have been notable events in biomedical research since 1933.
Now this essential archive, dating from 1933 to 2003, is going online, and will include the following highly influential volumes:
The first time I went to the United States was in 1953 ... to the
Cold Spring Harbor symposium where Jim Watson described in
detail his model of double helix. All these symposia were extremely
important. I think Cold Spring Harbor was one of the birthplaces of
molecular biology. — Francois Jacob