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1905 – Chargaff was born on August 11th in Czernowitz, a provincial capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire (now in Ukraine). 1928 – He studied chemistry at the University of Vienna, where he obtained his PhD, and then spent two years at Yale, studying the tuberculosis bacterium and devising methods of isolating some of the unusual ..

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1906 – Born on June 19th in Berlin, Germany. German biochemist. 1928 – Worked with pathologist Howard Florey, Ernst Chain investigated Alexander Fleming’s accidental discovery of the penicillium notatum mold. 1933 – Chain fled Germany when Adolf Hitler took power, but his mother was unable to escape, and was killed in a German concentration camp. ..

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1903 – Born on March 24th in Bremerhaven-Wesermünde. German biochemist. 1927 – He graduated at the University of Göttingen.          – He was a Scientific Assistant at the Institute of Chemistry, Göttingen. 1931 – He was Privatdozent in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Göttingen and acting Head of the laboratories ..

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1909 – Born on the 19th of March in Ettebeek, Belgium. He was a Belgian biochemist who made a key contribution in understanding the role of RNA. 1933 – Brachet was able to show that DNA was found in chromosomes and that RNA was present in the cytoplasm of all cells.        – His work ..

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1918 – Boyer was born in Provo, Utah on the 31st of July.          – He attended Provo High School, where he was active in student government and the debating team. 1939 – He received a B.S. in chemistry from Brigham Young University and obtained a Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Scholarship for graduate studies. ..

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1912 – Born on the 21st of January in Neisse, in the German Empire’s Prussian Province of Silesia.   He was educated at the Technische Hochschule in Munich.   1934 – Due to the Nazi persecutions of Jews, he fled to the Schweizerische Forschungsinstitut in Davos, Switzerland.   1936 – He moved to the United ..

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1924 – Sir James Black was born on the 14th of July. British biochemist and pharmacologist. 1946 – Black earned a medical degree from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. 1958-1964 – He was employed by ICI Pharmaceuticals.          – He taught at various universities for the next 10 years and then joined ..

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1916 – Born on the 10th of January in Stockholm, Sweden. Swedish biochemist who laid the groundwork for chemical research on prostaglandins, an important group of natural hormone-like substances that affect blood pressure, body temperature, allergic reactions, and other physiological functions. 1944 – He studied medicine and chemistry at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. 1948 ..

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1870 – Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the 3rd of October. 1893 – Benedict attended Harvard University, earning his bachelor’s degree. 1894 – His master’s degree. 1895 – He earned his PhD , magna cum laude, at Heidelberg University.          – He taught at Wesleyan University and did work for the U.S. Department of ..

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1877 – Born on October 21st in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canadian-born American bacteriologist whose research helped ascertain that DNA is the substance responsible for heredity, thus laying the foundation for the new science of molecular genetics. 1887 – He went to New York City when his clergyman father began missionary work in the Bowery. 1893 ..

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