Roger Kornberg

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Birthday
24, 1947
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

American biochemist who received the Nobel Prize for his studies of the process by which genetic information from DNA is copied to RNA.

Before Fame

He earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from Stanford in 1972 after receiving his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Harvard University in 1967.

Trivia

He received the Harvey Price in 1997 and the Gairdner Foundation International Award in 2000.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Yahli Lorch.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry two years before Martin Chalfie did.