Lubomir S. Hnilica Papers
Collection Number 33

Summary Information

Repository
EBL Manuscripts Collection
Creator
Hnilica, Lubomir, S.
Title
Lubomir S. Hnilica Papers
Date [inclusive]
1948 - 1986
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Personal papers of biochemist and Vanderbilt professor (1975-1986) Lubomir S. Hnilica, who was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins. The collection consists of reprints, photocopies and clippings.

Preferred Citation

Lubomir S. Hnilica Papers. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Lubomir S. Hnilica (1929-1986) was a biochemist, investigator, author, and professor. He was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins, and he did research on histones and interaction of heavy metals with chromosomal molecules.

Lubomir Hnilica received his PhD from Masaryk University in Brno in 1952. He then worked as a biochemist at the National Cancer Institute in Bratislava from 1957-1960. In 1960 he was a WHO Research Fellow at the Chester Beatty Institute in London. Then he came to the United States where he was a professor of biochemistry at Baylor University College of Medicine (1961-1963) and then at the University of Texas (1963-1975). Then he became the Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1975-1986. He was also the Associate Director of Research at the Vanderbilt Cancer Research and Treatment Center from 1977-1986.

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of biochemist and Vanderbilt professor (1975-1986) Lubomir S. Hnilica, who was a leading authority on the effects of chemical carcinogens on nuclear proteins. The collection consists of reprints, photocopies and clippings.

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Administrative Information

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable VUMC privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions.

Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections.

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Subject Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Hnilica, Lubomir, S.

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

  • MeSH Medical Oncology
  • MeSH Vanderbilt Cancer Research and Treatment Center

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Oncology

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