Peter Agre

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Birthday
30, 1949
Birthplace
Northfield, MN
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Northfield, MN

About

Nobel Prize-winning chemist who was elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2009. He briefly considered running for a seat in the US Senate in 2007.

Before Fame

He received his BA from Augsburg College and MD from Johns Hopkins University.

Trivia

He helped found the Scientist and Engineers of America group and he received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of aquaporins.

Family Life

His father, like himself, was a chemist.

Associated With

He was a featured guest on Stephen Colbert's The Colbert Report.