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Barbara Joyce Bachmann (May 16, 1924 – January 31, 1999) was a lecturer at
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, and is best known as director of the ''E. coli'' Genetic Stock Center and for publishing editions of the standard ''E. coli'' K-12 genetic linkage map.


Education

She received her B.A. from
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in 1945, her M.S. from the
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in 1947 and her Ph.D. from
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Stanford University
in 1954.


Employment

The ''E. coli'' Genetic Stock Center was established by Edward Adelberg at Yale University in 1971. Barbara Bachmann was initially hired as curator and later become director of the Center until her retirement in 1995. She was instrumental in both maintaining the strain collection but also standardizing the ''E. coli'' K-12 genetic map creating a common system for all K-12 researchers. She published 8 editions of the ''E. coli'' linkage map as well a pedigree of common K-12 strains. One of her publications of the ''E. coli'' linkage map in 1983 and 1991 became one of the most cited articles in all of biology those years.


Awards and honors

Barbara Bachmann was honored with the J. Roger Porter Award in 1986 for her work curating the ''E. coli'' genetic stock center.


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''E.coli'' Genetic Stock Center
{{DEFAULTSORT:Bachmann, Barbara American women scientists American microbiologists Yale University alumni Baker University alumni University of Kentucky alumni Stanford University alumni 1999 deaths