Kary Mullis
#713 Overall Influence

Kary Mullis

American biochemist

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Kary Banks Mullis was an American biochemist. In recognition of his invention of the polymerase chain reaction technique, he shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Michael Smith and was awarded the Japan Prize in the same year. His invention became a central technique in biochemistry and molecular biology, described by The New York Times as "highly original and significant, virtually dividing biology into the two epochs of before PCR and after PCR."

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology

Public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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#106 World Rank #38 USA Rank
Biology
#109 World Rank #30 USA Rank
Chemistry