Kjell Kleppe was a Norwegian biochemist and molecular biologist who was a pioneer in the PCR technique and built the first laboratory in the country for bio and gene technology. Kjell Kleppe earned a B.S. degree from the University of Oslo and a Ph.D. in enzymology from the University of Nebraska, USA . Kleppe conducted research at many prestigious universities, including Cambridge and Massachusetts Institute of Technology , and in 1966, he joined the University of Bergen, where he founded Felleslaboratorium for bioteknologi , the first gene technology laboratory in Norway with Professor Curt Endresen. He became a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization and Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters in 1984.Source: Wikipedia
University in Norway
Norwegian public research university
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