Eckard Wimmer

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1936 –

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Who is Eckard Wimmer?

Eckard Wimmer is a German American virologist, organic chemist and distinguished professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at Stony Brook University. He is best known for his seminal work on the molecular biology of poliovirus and the first chemical synthesis of a viral genome capable of infection and subsequent production of live viruses.

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Born
May 22, 1936
Berlin
Education
  • Georg-August University of Göttingen
Lived in
  • New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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