Kary Mullis

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Birthday
28, 1944
Birthplace
Lenoir, NC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Lenoir, NC

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

Family Life

He has been married four times and has three children by two ex-wives.

Associated With

He was friends with LSD creator Albert Hofmann.