Siniscalco, Marcello

Part of:
L. S. Penrose Papers
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Correspondence between Siniscalco, Penrose and Helen Lang-Brown regarding Siniscalcos's research interests in genetics and ethics, population and linkage data on thalassaemia, G6PD deficiency, colour blindnness, Xg and haemophilia.

Also includes correspondence on the following: Details of the NATO Advanced Course on Human Population Genetics to be held in Rome, 1964, including enclosed particulars; and correspondence regarding the enclosed research papers "Quantitative data on haptoglobin levels in man", "Distribution of the glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficiency in Sardinia. Family and Population Data", "Hybridization of Human Diploid Strains Carrying X-Linked Mutants and its Potentials for Studies of Somatic Cell Genetics", with 11 illustrative slides.

Letters concerning visits to London, Italy and Sardinia.

Newspaper clipping and copy certificate from Siniscalco's appointment at Leiden University (in Dutch);

An invitation for Penrose to hold the Boerhaave chair at Leiden, and related correspondence.



Physical description

50 letters plus enclosures

Terms of use

This material contains sensitive personal data. Access to this material will not be granted until after the last date of closure, unless written permission is given by the individual(s) concerned. Closed until 1 January 2067.

Location of duplicates

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.


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Location of original

The original material is held at UCL Special Collections. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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