Berg, Paul

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Born: Jun 30, 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 87 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.

 

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