Esther Lederberg

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American microbiologist and pioneer of bacterial genetics

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According to Wikipedia, Esther Miriam Zimmer Lederberg was an American microbiologist and a pioneer of bacterial genetics. Notable discoveries include the bacterial virus λ, the transfer of genes between bacteria by specialized transduction, the spontaneous nature of mutations by replica plating, and the discovery of the bacterial fertility factor F, which promotes transfer of genes to other bacteria.

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