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Jeffrey M. Friedman













































About Jeffrey M. Friedman

Geneticist who discovered the hormone leptin, which transmits a weight-reducing signal by reducing food intake and increasing energy expenditure. His research has a major role in how we understand and combat human obesity


Early life

He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College when he was just 22 years old.


Trivia

He was awarded the Danone International Prize for Nutrition in 2007.


Family of Jeffrey M. Friedman

He has two daughters named Alex and Nathalie.


Close associates of Jeffrey M. Friedman

He was featured on “Scientific American Frontiers” with host Alan Alda.





















Herrick L. Johnston













































About Herrick L. Johnston

Scientist who specialized in cryogenics and was a director of the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1946.


Early life

He was a research scientist at UC Berkeley where he worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II.


Trivia

He taught Paul J. Flory who won the Nobel Prize in 1974.


Family of Herrick L. Johnston

He had two sons with his wife Margaret Vanderbilt whom he married on June 14, 1923.


Close associates of Herrick L. Johnston

He was influenced by Nikola Tesla.





















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Herrick L. Johnston













































About Herrick L. Johnston

Scientist who specialized in cryogenics and was a director of the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1946.


Early life

He was a research scientist at UC Berkeley where he worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II.


Trivia

He taught Paul J. Flory who won the Nobel Prize in 1974.


Family of Herrick L. Johnston

He had two sons with his wife Margaret Vanderbilt whom he married on June 14, 1923.


Close associates of Herrick L. Johnston

He was influenced by Nikola Tesla.





















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Martha Chase













































About Martha Chase

American scientist who was a geneticist and part of the team that performed a 1952 experiment that showed DNA rather than protein is the genetic material of life.


Early life

She earned a bachelor s degree from The College of Wooster in 1950 and a PhD from the University of Southern California in 1964.


Trivia

She suffered from dementia in her later years which caused her to lose short-term memories.


Family of Martha Chase

She was raised with her family in Cleveland, Ohio.


Close associates of Martha Chase

She worked as a laboratory assistant to scientist Alfred Hershey in 1952.





















 

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Martha Chase
























































About Martha Chase

American scientist who was a geneticist and part of the team that performed a 1952 experiment that showed DNA rather than protein is the genetic material of life.


Early life

She earned a bachelor s degree from The College of Wooster in 1950 and a PhD from the University of Southern California in 1964.


Trivia

She suffered from dementia in her later years which caused her to lose short-term memories.


Family of Martha Chase

She was raised with her family in Cleveland, Ohio.


Close associates of Martha Chase

She worked as a laboratory assistant to scientist Alfred Hershey in 1952.