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Rudolf Signer

Organic chemist

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Rudolf Signer contributed to the discovery of the DNA double helix. He was a Professor for organic chemistry at the University of Bern from 1935 until 1972.Education Signer was the son of Jakob Signer, a chemical scientist working in the textile industry, and his wife Dorothea Agnes Scherrer. Rudolf Signer went to high school in St. Gallen and matriculated at the ETH Zurich in 1921 to study chemistry, initially in order to become a teacher. 1927 he graduated with his doctorate under the supervision of Hermann Staudinger. Already 1926 he had become Wissenschaftlicher Assistent at the University of Fribourg, where he qualified as a professor with a Habilitation.

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University of Bern

University in the Swiss capital of Bern

ETH Zurich

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich

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#1198 World Rank
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#1393630 World Rank
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#3460396 World Rank
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