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Natural and Applied Sciences Archives: Physiology & Biophysics

These topic guides provide a starting point for finding source materials related to the history of science and technology at the University of Illinois. Please note that these guides are not definitive or comprehensive and are periodically updated.

Physiology and Biophysics Archival Holdings

A complete list of record series relating to the Department of Physiology and Biophysics is available in the Archives database.

College and Departmental Archives

Faculty and Staff Papers

  • Frederic R. Steggerda Papers (Record Series 15/17/20): Includes research concerning stresses on the human gastrointestinal tract for USDA, USAF, and NASA; and research on calcium metabolism.
  • Govindjee Papers (Record Series 15/17/21): Includes materials concerning photosynthesis, chlorophyll in photosynthesis, fluorescence induction, and bacterial photosynthesis.
  • Don C. DeVault Papers (Record Series 15/17/22): Includes materials on conferences and meetings, emigration of dissident Russian scientists, NSF grants, Britton Chance, and Linus Pauling; and research and other materials regarding photosynthesis, protein structure, split beam spectra, DB spectra, porphyridium, chromatium, radiation safety, holography, oscillating electron tunneling, virtual state tunneling, electron transfer, energy gap, cytochromes, photooxidation, reduction oxidation, cancer, the moon, statistics, quantum mechanics, high pressure work, filter design, solar cells, phonon deduction, and quinanes.
  • C. Ladd Prosser Papers (Record Series 15/17/23): Includes materials concerning Prosser's tenure as head of the Department of Physiology.
  • William T. Greenough Papers (Record Series 15/19/30): Includes materials relating to research on the neurobiology of fragile X syndrome, brain development and maturation, cellular signaling in brain plasticity in learning, and memory. 

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