Quotes by Joshua Lederberg

About Joshua Lederberg:

Joshua Lederberg was an American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the United States space program. He was just 33 years old when he won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that bacteria can mate and exchange genes. He shared the prize with Edward L. Tatum and George Beadle who won for their work with genetics.

Author Bio

  • NameJoshua Lederberg
  • DescriptionAmerican molecular biologist
  • BornMay 23, 1925
  • DiedFebruary 2, 2008
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionGeneticist; Molecular Biologist
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; William Procter Prize For Scientific Achievement