Alexander Goldfarb

Scientist, Author

1947 –

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Who is Alexander Goldfarb?

Alexander Davidovich Goldfarb is a Russian-American microbiologist, activist, and author. He emigrated from the USSR in 1975 and lived in Israel and Germany before settling permanently in New York in 1982. Goldfarb is a naturalized American citizen. He has combined a scientific career as a microbiologist with political and public activities focused on civil liberties and human rights in Russia, in the course of which he has been associated with Andrei Sakharov, George Soros, Boris Berezovsky, and Alexander Litvinenko. He has not visited Russia since 2000.

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Born
1947
Moscow
Also known as
  • Гольдфарб, Александр Давыдович
Profession
Education
  • Moscow State University
  • Weizmann Institute of Science
Employment
  • Columbia University
Lived in
  • Moscow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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