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Berg, Paul

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 90 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Chemists

1926 – Born on the 30th of June in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

 

1943 – Graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School.

 

1947 – Married Mildred Levy and have one son.

 

1948 – Received his B.S. in biochemistry from Penn State University.

 

1952 – Ph.D. in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University.

 

1955-1959 – Professor of Microbiology, Washington University in St. Louis. 1959 – Became Professor of Biochemistry, Stanford University.

 

1966 – Awarded by the National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

 

1980 – Nobel Prize for Chemistry (with Walter Gilbert and Frederick Sanger).

 

1974-1975 – Member of the American Society of Biological Chemists.

 

1975 – Organizer of the Asilomar conference on recombinant DNA.

 

1983 – Berg awarded the National Medal of Science by Ronald Reagan.

 

1991 – American Association for the Advancement of Science.