Martin Chalfie

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Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008 for discovering and developing the green fluorescent protein, GFP. In his career he has written over 100 scientific papers.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard University, where he graduated in 1969 and competed on the swim team.

Trivia

He was chosen to be a part of the National Academy of Sciences in 2004.

Family Life

He had a daughter with his wife Sarah in 1992.

Associated With

He received his Nobel Prize alongside his colleagues Osamu Shimomura and Roger Tsien.