Daniel Nathans

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Birthday
30, 1928
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Nov 16, 1999 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1928
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Nov 16, 1999 (71)

About

An American microbiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978 for his discovery of restriction enzymes. He was also the President of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore from 1995 to 1996.

Before Fame

He studied chemistry, philosophy and literature at the University of Delaware, and received an M.D. degree from Washington University in 1954.

Trivia

He was given the National Medal of Science in 1993.

Family Life

He was born the last of nine children to Russian immigrant parents.

Associated With

He went to the University of Delaware like Jill Biden.