Seymour Benzer
#1573 Overall Influence

Seymour Benzer

American geneticist

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Seymour Benzer was an American physicist, molecular biologist and behavioral geneticist. His career began during the molecular biology revolution of the 1950s, and he eventually rose to prominence in the fields of molecular and behavioral genetics. He led a productive genetics research lab both at Purdue University and as the James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience, Emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology.

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California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology

Private research university located in Pasadena, California

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Brooklyn College
Brooklyn College

Senior college of the City University of New York, located in Brooklyn

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Purdue University
Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#140 World Rank #46 USA Rank
Biology
#1228 World Rank #368 USA Rank
Physics