#27116 Overall Influence

Arthur Riggs

American geneticist


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Arthur Riggs is a geneticist who worked with Genentech to express the first artificial gene in bacteria. His work was critical to the modern biotechnology industry because it was the first use of molecular techniques in commercial production of drugs, and enabled the large-scale manufacturing of protein drugs, including insulin.

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California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology

Private research university located in Pasadena, California

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University of California, Riverside
University of California, Riverside

Public research university in Riverside, California, USA

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#1559 World Rank #570 USA Rank