• The Scientist
    Paul Berg was an American biochemist and professor at Stanford University who won a Nobel Prize in biochemistry and is credited for ushering in the era of genetic engineering in 1971 by successfully combining DNA from two different organisms. After serving in the Navy during World War II, Berg attended Penn State University for his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry graduating in 1948 and his PhD in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University in 1952. From 1952–1954 he worked as a ...  more