Esther Lederberg
#5721 Overall Influence

Esther Lederberg

American microbiologist and a pioneer of bacterial genetics

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Esther Miriam Zimmer Lederberg was an American microbiologist and a pioneer of bacterial genetics. Notable contributions include the discovery of the bacterial virus λ, the transfer of genes between bacteria by specialized transduction, the development of replica plating, and the discovery of the bacterial fertility factor F .

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Hunter College
Hunter College

University in New York City

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University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin., USA

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#479 World Rank #166 USA Rank
Biology