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Walter Gilbert

1932 - Today

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Walter Gilbert (born March 21, 1932) is an American biochemist, physicist, molecular biology pioneer, and Nobel laureate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Gilbert has received more than 240,496 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Walter Gilbert is the 185th most popular chemist (up from 192nd in 2019), the 1,254th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,369th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Chemist.

Walter Gilbert is most famous for his work in DNA sequencing.

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Among chemists, Walter Gilbert ranks 185 out of 509Before him are Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Antoine Jérôme Balard, Louis Jacques Thénard, Max Perutz, Joachim Frank, and Ei-ichi Negishi. After him are Alan J. Heeger, Raymond Davis Jr., Stanislao Cannizzaro, Germain Henri Hess, Julius Axelrod, and Gerhard Herzberg.

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Among people born in 1932, Walter Gilbert ranks 71Before him are Sheldon Lee Glashow, David Scott, Sonny Liston, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Thomas Klestil, and Petula Clark. After him are Rainer Weiss, Naina Yeltsina, Fernando Arrabal, Emmanuelle Arsan, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, and Shintaro Ishihara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Gilbert ranks 1,254 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Englund (1947), Duff McKagan (1964), Stonewall Jackson (1824), Mark Ruffalo (1967), Jacque Fresco (1916), and Cole Porter (1891). After him are Donna Haraway (1944), Dwight Schultz (1947), David McClelland (1917), Alyson Hannigan (1974), Timothy McVeigh (1968), and Erskine Caldwell (1903).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Walter Gilbert ranks 36Before him are Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), Paul D. Boyer (1918), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Wallace Carothers (1896), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), and Arthur Kornberg (1918). After him are Alan J. Heeger (1936), Raymond Davis Jr. (1914), Julius Axelrod (1912), F. Sherwood Rowland (1927), John Fenn (1917), and Robert H. Grubbs (1942).