George Wells Beadle
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United States
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Bachelor of Science degree from University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1926.

Master of Science in 1927.

PhD in archaeology.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • George Beadle received The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

  • He discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells.

  • George Beadle is credited as "The man who laid the foundation for the field of biotechnology”.

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Bibliography  :
George Wells Beadle (1903-1989),The Language of Life: An Introduction to the Science of Genetics,Group of 30 offprints. Includes: BEADLE, & Boris EPHRUSSI. Development of Eye Colors in Drosophila: Diffusible Substances and Their Interrelations.