Gordon Woods

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Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
Idaho
Death Date
Aug 20, 2009 (57)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
Idaho
Death Date
Aug 20, 2009 (57)

About

Veterinary scientist who co-created the world's first cloned mule in 2003. The mule was named Idaho Gem and it was created to try to understand age-onset diseases in people.

Before Fame

He taught veterinary medicine at Cornell University.

Trivia

He chose to clone a mule because mules, and other equines have lower rates of cancer than humans.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Shauna.

Associated With

Like Louis Pasteur, he studied diseases.

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