Albert Tyler

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Birthday
26, 1906
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 9, 1968 (62)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1906
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 9, 1968 (62)

About

New York-born biologist who studied embryonic development in marine organisms. He is especially remembered for researching the effects of messenger RNA on embryonic differentiation.

Before Fame

He studied chemistry at New York University and went on to receive a PhD in biology from the California Institute of Technology.

Trivia

At the time of his death, he was studying the cellular biology of sea urchin eggs.

Family Life

He grew up in New York City and later moved to Pasadena, California.

Associated With

He and Japanese scientist Osamu Shimomura both had careers as marine biologists.