Chromosome Research

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 339–343 | Cite as

A remarkable career in science—Joseph G. Gall

  • Sharyn A. EndowEmail author
  • Zehra F. Nizami
  • Susan A. Gerbi


A festive group of ∼150 current and former students, postdoctoral and other associates, and colleagues gathered during the weekend of April 12–14, 2013 to celebrate Joe Gall’s 85th birthday. The gathering, hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Embryology (Allan Spradling, Director) and organized by a group of Joe’s current and former students (Zehra Nizami, Alison Singer, Ji-Long Liu, Virginia Zakian, Susan Gerbi), was held in Baltimore, MD. Dinners and symposia extending over 3 days celebrated Joe’s scientific findings over the years, together with those of his former students, postdoctoral fellows, and other associates (see program at


Lampbrush chromosomes Amphibian oocytes Extrachromosomal rDNA In situ hybridization sisRNA 



Stable intronic sequence RNA



Research by the authors is supported by the National Institutes of Health grant no. R01 GM046225 to SAE and R01 GM033397 to JGG (ZFN), March of Dimes Foundation Grant #1-FY07-443 to SAE, and National Science Foundation grant no. MCB-0718714 and MCB-1120971 to SAG. Research by JGG and his laboratory reported in this publication was supported by the National Institutes of Health grant no. R01 GM033397 to JGG. This content is solely the responsibility of JGG and his laboratory and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sharyn A. Endow
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zehra F. Nizami
    • 2
  • Susan A. Gerbi
    • 3
  1. 1.Duke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Carnegie Institution for ScienceBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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