Alan Garen

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Who is Alan Garen?

Alan Garen is geneticist, who co-discovered suppressor mutations for tRNA. The Garen lab also showed that certain triplet codons failed to bind amino acids. Thus, the Garen lab and Brenner labs are both credited with discovery of the stop codons of the genetic code. Garen is currently a professor at Yale University. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • PhD, University of Colorado at Denver
    Biology
    ( - 1953)
  • Biomedical Sciences
Lived in
  • New Haven County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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