Dr. Elisabeth Gantt

ID: SIA2011-1158 and 79-14206-12A

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1979

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-016, Box 1, Folder: Research Reports Winter 1979

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Summary

Dr. Elisabeth Gantt, a biologist at the Smithsonian's Radiation Biology Laboratory in Rockville, MD, studies algae in solution. Dr. Gantt studied the photosynthetic apparatus of plants, in particular, plants in the algae family. The conversion of solar into chemical energy via the pigment chlorophyll--the process known as photosynthesis--takes place in plants with relatively high efficiency.

Subject

  • Gantt, Dr. Elisabeth
  • Radiation and Biology Laboratory Division of Radiation and Organisms
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Division of Radiation and Organisms

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Research Reports Winter 1979

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-016, Box 1, Folder: Research Reports Winter 1979

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1979

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No restrictions

Topic

  • Radiobiology
  • Laboratories
  • Researcher
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Algae
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Plants
  • Photobiology
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Botany
  • Research

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-1158 and 79-14206-12A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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