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Guoping Zhao doctoral research notebooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 318

Scope and Contents

The Guoping Zhao research notebooks (1984-1992; 3.8 cubic feet) include research and laboratory notes compiled by Zhao for his dissertation, “The trpB8 mutation of Escherichia coli tryptophan synthase.” Types of materials include laboratory logs, test results, and other materials chronicling Zhao’s work, most of which are kept in their original binders. The collection is presented chronologically, except in cases where binders were labeled as a series or needed to be rehoused for preservation purposes.


  • 1984 - 1992
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2016

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Purdue University per deed of gift

Biographical Information

Guoping Zhao is a distinguished molecular microbiologist whose research focuses include microbial molecular physiology and metabolic regulation, and pathogen genomics research. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Fudan University in 1982, he began graduate work in biochemistry at Purdue University. He received his PhD at Purdue in 1990. Since returning to China in 1992, he has held numerous faculty appointments and directorships including with the Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the School of Life Sciences at Fudan University, and the Chinese National Human Genome Center at Shanghai.

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3.80 Cubic Feet

1.00 cubic_foot_boxes

1.00 cubic_foot_boxes

1.00 cubic_foot_boxes

0.40 mss._boxes

0.40 mss._boxes

Source of Acquisition

Ronald Somerville

Related Materials

[url=]College of Agriculture, Department of Biochemistry, records, 1936-2010[/url]

Processing Information

Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained.  All unbound materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes. Most of the material is bound in original binders, but loose and/or damaged materials have been placed in folders as necessary. Some damaged or faded labels have been photocopied and the originals discarded.
Guoping Zhao doctoral research notebooks
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Trevor Burrows and Keertana Marella
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2017-07-03.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-27: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States