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Nettie Stevens

Nettie Stevens About Geneticist who discovered what would become known as the XY sex-determination system. She was an associate in experimental morphology at Bryn Mawr College. Other Informations She received her Bachelor and Masters of Arts from Stanford before studying cytology at Bryn Mawr College. Google featured her in a doodle on what would have …

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John Stapp

John Stapp About Army physician who studied the effects of acceleration and deceleration g-forces on humans. As a result of the findings of his experiments the British Royal Air Force began installing backward-facing seats because he found they were safer. Other Informations As a member of the Air Force Aero Med Lab, his reach looked …

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Martha Chase

Martha Chase About American scientist who was a geneticist and part of the team that performed a 1952 experiment that showed DNA rather than protein is the genetic material of life. Other Informations She earned a bachelor’s degree from The College of Wooster in 1950 and a PhD from the University of Southern California in …

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Mary Styles Harris

Mary Styles Harris About American geneticist who has focused her studies on preventive health care. She won a Science Residency Award from the National Science Foundation for her contribution to the field of genetics. Other Informations In 1971 she graduated from Lincoln University, where she was one of the first women to enroll. She hosts …

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Herrick L. Johnston

Herrick L. Johnston About Scientist who specialized in cryogenics and was a director of the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1946. Other Informations He was a research scientist at UC Berkeley where he worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II. He taught Paul J. Flory who won the Nobel Prize in 1974. He …

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Robert Briggs

Robert Briggs About American scientist who gained fame when he managed to clone a frog by nuclear transfer in 1952. The method was later used to create Dolly the Sheep. Other Informations He studied business before later moving to the science department at Boston University. He served as a fellow in the Department of Zoology …

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Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel About Augustinian friar and research scientist who became posthumously known as the founder of modern genetics. He demonstrated that the inheritance of certain traits in pea plants follows particular patterns, which is now referred to as the laws of Mendelian inheritance. Other Informations He grew up and worked on the family farm, which …

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Georgi Efremov

Georgi Efremov About Macedonian scientist and academic who is known for his genetic engineering work in the fields of veterinary and human medicine. He was the former Ambassador and Minister of Science in Macedonia. Other Informations He graduated from the Universities of Zagreb and Belgrade. He taught at universities in Norway and the United States …

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George Price

George Price About American population geneticist who developed a mathematical description for evolution and natural selection. He was the first to propose the concept of evolutionarily stable strategy, which is a key concept in game theory. Other Informations He was a chemistry professor at Harvard University between 1946 and 1948. He dedicated the latter part …

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Edward Tatum

Edward Tatum About Geneticist who won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Medicine for demonstrating that genes control individual steps in metabolism. He later did important work on the genetics in bacteria. Other Informations After an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, he stayed on in the school to research conditions in which bacteria thrived. …

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David T. Lykken

David T. Lykken About Behavioral geneticist who worked on twin studies and lie detection. He was a faculty member at the University go Minnesota for the entirety of his career. Other Informations He attended the University of Minnesota where he studied psychology and statistics. He was a member of the American Psychological Association and he …

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Bruce Beutler

Bruce Beutler About Geneticist who received the 2011 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Other Informations He received his M.D. degree from the University of Chicago when he was …