A Celebration of Don's Scientific Life
April 18, 2003, 2:00 PM, J280 HSB


Stan Gartler - Welcome

Dave Stadler - Don and the early days of yeast genetics

Ben Hall - Don's contributions to yeast genetics

Lee Hartwell - Memories of a colleague

Ted Young - How Don introduced Jim Hopper to yeast genetics

Glen Kawasaki - Memories of a graduate student

Colin Manoil - Don's generosity

Bonny Brewer - Don's endearing idiosyncrasies

Megan Harvey - My Great Uncle Donnie

Education and Employment

1950 - BS, Microbiology, University of Washington

1953 - MS, Microbiology, University of Washington

1955 - PhD, Microbiology, University of Washington, Advisors: Howard Douglas and Herschel Roman

1955-1956 - Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, Advisor: Sterling Emerson

1957-1958 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratorie de Genetique Physiologique, du C. N. R. S, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, Advisor: Boris Ephrussi

1959-2003 - Faculty. Department of Genetics, University of Washington

1985 - Professor Emeritus

Distinguished Papers by Donald C. Hawthorne

1955: The use of linear asci for chromosome mapping in Saccharomyces. Genetics 40:511-518

1956: The genetics of galactose fermentation in Saccharomyces hybrids. Comptes Rendus (Carlsberg LABS) 26:149-160

1960: Chromosome mapping in Saccharomyces: Centromere-linked genes. (with R. K. Mortimer) Genetics 45:1085-1110

1963: A deletion in yeast and its bearing on the structure of the mating type locus. Genetics 48:1727-1729

1963: Super-suppressors in yeast. (with R. K. Mortimer) Genetics 48:617-620.

1964: Enzymatic expression and genetic linkage of genes controlling galactose utilization in Saccharomyces. (with H. C. Douglas) Genetics 49:837-844

1968: Genetic mapping of nonsense suppressors in yeast. (with R. K. Mortimer) Genetics 60:735-42.

1968: Genetic modification of energy-conserving systems in yeast mitochondria. (with J. C. Beck , J. R. Mattoon and F. Sherman ) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 60:186-93.

1969: Identification of nonsense codons in yeast. J Mol Biol. 43:71-75.

1976: UGA mutations and UGA suppressors in yeast. Biochimie. 58:179-82.

1982: Natural variation in yeast RNA polymerase A. Formation of a mosaic RNA polymerase A in a meiotic segregant from an interspecific hybrid. (with M. Riva, J. M. Buhler, A. Sentenac and P. Fromageot) J Biol Chem. 257:4570-7.

1994: Genetic and molecular analysis of hybrids in the genus Saccharomyces involving S. cerevisiae, S. uvarum and a new species, S. douglasii. (with P. Philippsen) Yeast. 10:1285-96.

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