Kary Mullis

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Birthday
28, 1944
Birthplace
Lenoir, NC
Death Date
Aug 7, 2019 (74)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1944
Birthplace
Lenoir, NC
Death Date
Aug 7, 2019 (74)

About

Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist and author who received both the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the Japan Prize in 1993 for his work on the polymerase chain reaction.

Before Fame

He obtained a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972

Trivia

He claimed that LSD helped him develop the polymerase chain reaction that helps amplify specific DNA sequences.

Family Life

He was married four times and had three children by two ex-wives.

Associated With

He was friends with LSD creator Albert Hofmann.