Robert Briggs

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Birthday
10, 1911
Birthplace
United States
Death Date
Apr 4, 1983 (71)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
10, 1911
Birthplace
United States
Death Date
Apr 4, 1983 (71)

About

American scientist who gained fame when he managed to clone a frog by nuclear transfer in 1952. The method was later used to create Dolly the Sheep.

Before Fame

He studied business before later moving to the science department at Boston University.

Trivia

He served as a fellow in the Department of Zoology at McGill University.

Family Life

He was raised by his grandparents after his mother died when he was just two years old.

Associated With

His work inspired Ian Wilmut to pursue cloning Dolly the Sheep many decades later.