Lubomir S. Hnilica Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: EBL-0033

  • Staff Only

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of biochemist and Vanderbilt professor (1975-1986) Lubomir S. Hnilica, who was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins. The collection consists of 191 reprints, and photocopies of articles and book contributions published by Dr. Hnilica.

Dates

  • 1948 - 1986

Creator

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Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University or is retained by the authors of specific published items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Historical or Biographical Note

Lubomir S. Hnilica (1929-1986) was a biochemist, investigator, author, and professor. He was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins, and he did research on histones and interaction of heavy metals with chromosomal molecules.

Lubomir Hnilica received his PhD from Masaryk University in Brno in 1952. He then worked as a biochemist at the National Cancer Institute in Bratislava from 1957-1960. In 1960 he was a WHO Research Fellow at the Chester Beatty Institute in London. Then he came to the United States where he was a professor of biochemistry at Baylor University College of Medicine (1961-1963) and then at the University of Texas (1963-1975). Then he became the Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1975-1986. He was also the Associate Director of Research at the Vanderbilt Cancer Research and Treatment Center from 1977-1986.

Extent

0.37 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of biochemist and Vanderbilt professor (1975-1986) Lubomir S. Hnilica, who was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins. The collection consists of 191 reprints, and photocopies of articles and book contributions published by Dr. Hnilica.

Acquisition Information

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Processing History

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Title
Lubomir S. Hnilica Papers
Status
Completed
Author
History of Medicine Collections Staff
Date
2004-10-28
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

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Eskind Biomedical Library
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Nashville TN 37232


 

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