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Vol 14 Tubal Pregnancy Germinal Transplantation Cerebrospinal space in pig and man direct growth of veins by sprouting 1916 List of Publications 1902 Year Book 1903 Year Book 1906 Year Book 1907 Year Book 1917 Year Book 1919 Year Book 1928-29 Year Book 1943-44 Year Book 1945-46 Year Book p123 Embryology includes embryos and summaries of papers egg of the mouse Inheritance in poultry Inheritance in rabbits Genetics Rabbits and Rats Sex linked inheritance in drosophila Germinal transplantation Vertebrates Australian Coral Plants of South Australia Spermatogenesis in Mongoose Hair length in guinea pigs fish development Physiology of New Born infant Metabolism and Growth from Birth to Puberty Sex in humans Marine germ cells development of Crinoids

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Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Instution of Washington, 1942 v, 245 p., [113] p. of plates : ill. ; 30 cm. Series Carnegie Institution of Washington publication ; 541. Full contents Presomite human embryo with chorda canal and prochordal plate/ W.C. George On the fate of the medullary cords of the human ovary / Thomas R. Forbes Observation on the histology of the opossum ovary / Pedro Martinez-Esteve Embryology of eleutherodactylus nubicola / W. Gardner Lynn Origin and differentiation of the epithelium of the urinogenital sinus in the opossum / Robert K. Burns, Jr. Fate of the corpora lutea and the nature of the corpora aberrantia in the rhesus monkey / George W. Corner On the lipin and pigment in the corpus luteum of the rhesus monkey / I. Rossman Further attempts to cause ovulation by means of gonadotropes in the adult rhesus monkey / Carl G. Hartman Development of the human motor end plate / Fidel Cuajunco Development and regression of reflexes, postures, and progression in the young macaque / Marion Hines Developmental horizons in human embryos / George L. Streeter.

Bartelmez, George William, 1885-

Description [Washington] : Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1926 p. 1-67, 19 plates : ill. ; 29 cm. Series Contributions to embryology ; v. 17, no. 85 Carnegie Insntitution of Washington publication ; no. 362 Notes Extracted from Publication No. 362 of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Bibliography: p. 63-64.

UNSW Library

Contributions to embryology. Carnegie Institution of Washington. Washington : Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1915- Check holdings at Main Library Level 6 (574.306/1)

D. Padget The development of the cranial arteries in the human embryo Contrib Embryol, 32 (1948), pp. 205–262

Report - Carnegie Year Book 37

Sydney University Library

DST 01357 Vol. 1, no. 1 (1915)-v. 15, no. 77 (1923) ; v. 17,no. 85 (1926)-v. 25, no. 151 (1935) ; v. 27, no. 160 (1938)v. 30, no. 197 (1942) ; v. 32, no. 207 (1948) ; v. 33, no.213-221 (1949)-v. 38, no. 263 (1966)

Dr. Chester H. Heuser

Dr. Chester H. Heuser, who retired on August 31, 1950 after twenty-nine years of continuous service, was appointed a Research Associate, Department Of Embryology Baltimore. During the summer of 1951 he spent two months at the Department of Embryology working on human embryos in preparation for his proposed descriptive catalogue of the earlier stages (i to x) which were not included in the series "Developmental Horizons in Human Embryos" begun by the late Dr. George L. Streeter.

Department Of Embryology Baltimore, Maryland George W. Corner, Director

Mall, Franklin P. (Franklin Paine), 1862-1917

Description Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1917 168 p., [21] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm. Series Contributions to embryology ; v. 6, no. 15 Carnegie Institution of Washington publication ; no. 226. Notes With: Quantitative studies on mitochondria in nerve-cells / M. DeG. Thurlow -- Development of connective-tissue fibers in tissue cultures of chick embryos / M.R. Lewis -- Origin and development of the primitive vessels of the chick and of the pig / F.R. Sabin -- A human embryo of twenty-four pairs of somites / F.P. Johnson. Includes bibliographical references.


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Andrew J. Montague. William W. Morrow. Wm. Barclay Parsons. George W. Pepper.

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Department of Embryology.

Director, Franklin P. Mall.

Address, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland.

1915 Present Investigatory Staff.

Franz Keibel. G. L. Streeter.

H. M. Evans. M. Reicher.

A grant in aid of embryological research was made in the spring of 1913 to Professor Franklin P. Mall, who took immediate steps to organize a laboratory of sufficient magnitude to carry on selected problems of broad scope, particularly such as are beyond the reach of a single individual. During 191 3 and 1914 he associated with him for this work the staff named above.

On December 11, 1914, the estabhshment of a Department of Embryology was authorized by the Board of Trustees and Professor Mall was appointed Director. Researches at present are being carried on in a suite of rooms in the Anatomical Laboratory of the Johns Hopkins University and its facilities thus available are unusually advantageous tor embryological investigation. Competent support has been secured from scientific assistants, sjieciallv trained technicians, artists, and modelers.

During the past year Dr. Mall has transferred to the Institution his embryological collection, the result of his unceasing efforts during the past tw enty-seven years. It consists of over 1,000 human specimens, many of which have been prepared in permanent serial sections. fhe collection is already unicjue in both magnitude and imj)ortance, but a vigorous effort is being made to still further increase it. It is now safely housed in fire-proof rooms, together with the original data, drawings, photographs, and clinical records, which are second in importance only to the specimens themselves. Convenient classified lists and a card catalogue have been prepared to render all of the material easily axailable.

Under general embryology, work is jirogressing to establish a norm tor the external form of embrxos under 25 millimeters long, together with a dixisioii ol this period into stages, ami phvsicoanthropologic measuremeius arc being ni.ule to extend this work to older fetuses. This will add greater |)recision to the determination of the age of embryos and will help explain anatomical wiriations and tlie characteristics in racial anatomy. Considerable attention is being directed to the pathological asj)ects of embryology and their bearing on fertilization, duration of pregnancy, and the causes of abortion and sterility. A study of the fate of the ovum in tubal pregnancy is now in press.

The structural anatomy of the embryo at different stages is being studied. Models and drawings have been finished of embryos between 2 and 4 millimeters. A study of the development of the muscles of the head region is nearly completed. A monograph on the structure of the medulla oblongata has been published. A study of the development of the abdominal veins is practically ready for publication, making an important link in the series of investigations on the formation of the vascular systems which have been under way for the past three years. A volumetric study of the embryo brain is nearing completion and also a study concerning the drainage of the developing membranous labyrinth. Among the cytological studies mention should be made of the papers recently published regarding the behavior of somatic cells toward vital stains.

Nuclear Masses in the Lower Portion of the Human Brain-Stem

Weeds LH. Nuclear masses in the lower portion of the human brain-stem. (1914) Carnegie Inst. Washington Publ. 191. 1: 1-78.

Weeds LH. nuclear masses in the lower portion of the human brain-stem (1914) Contrib. Embryol., Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ. 191. 1: 1-78.

1916 Inheritence in Guinea Pigs and Rats

Heredity in rabbits rats mice

1919 Brachyphalangy in Man