Mario R. Capecchi Biography

Geneticist, Scientist (1937–)
Italian-American scientist Mario R. Capecchi won a 2007 Nobel Prize for his work on targeted gene modification.


Born in Italy in 1937, scientist Mario R. Capecchi emigrated to the United States after World War II and later became a geneticist and professor. His groundbreaking work on targeted gene modification won him a Nobel Prize in 2007.

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