Karl Barry Sharpless

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Birthday
28, 1941
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
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Birthday
28, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

An American chemist who is best known for his work on stereoselective reactions.

Before Fame

He earned his Ph.D from Stanford University in 1968.

Trivia

He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001 for his work on chirally catalysed oxidation reactions.

Family Life

He has three children with his wife Jan Dueser, who he married in 1965.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize two years before Peter Agre did.