Posts Tagged ‘Kerry Mullis’

Kerry Mullis Celebrates the Experiment

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 05-31-2011

Kerry Mullis is great. Not only did he invent PCR but he’s fun to listen to!

In a previous post Discovering PCR on the road to Mendocino we heard Kerry tell us about his adventurous discovery. In the TED talk below, Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment. Sit back and enjoy!

Discovering PCR on the road to Mendocino

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 02-20-2011

What’s the connection between PCR and Mendocino, California? Everyone knows that Kerry Mullis was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993 for his improvement of PCR, but did you know that his methodology was hatched on the road to his cottage in Mendocino?

Check out the video below to hear the story from Mullis himself.