Dr Barbara McClintock

Dr Barbara McClintock

Birth
East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 2 Sep 1992 (aged 90)
Huntington, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Memorial ID 7687923 · View Source
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Scientist, Nobel Prize Recipient. She was acclaimed for her work in the field of genetics. Her work included the study of DNA replication in maize. She used indian corn as a speciman and was very successful in her efforts. She received her doctorate from Cornell University. She has been president of the American Genetics Society from 1939 to 1945. She led efforts to help out the scientific efforts during World War II. She received the Presidential Award for Scientific Achievement from President Harry Truman in 1946. McClintock will be remembered for her unselfish efforts in the world of science. She won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1983 for her studies in DNA replication.

Bio by: John Baumer


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  • Originally Created by: John Baumer
  • Added: 15 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7687923
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Barbara McClintock (16 Jun 1902–2 Sep 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7687923, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.