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Esther Lederberg

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American microbiologist and pioneer of bacterial genetics

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Esther Lederberg
Biology
#96
World Rank
#173
Historical Rank
#55
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Microbiology
#18
World Rank
#29
Historical Rank
#13
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Genetics
#27
World Rank
#46
Historical Rank
#19
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According to Wikipedia, Esther Miriam Zimmer Lederberg was an American microbiologist and a pioneer of bacterial genetics. She discovered the bacterial virus λ and the bacterial fertility factor F, devised the first implementation of replica plating, and furthered the understanding of the transfer of genes between bacteria by specialized transduction.

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