Nobel Prize Winning Emeryville Scientist Kary Mullis Passes at 74

Kary Mullis, a chemist whose work with a pioneering Emeryville Biotech company awarded him a Nobel Prize, passed away last Wednesday at the age of 74. Mullis is credited with the groundbreaking invention of PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) that is a foundational technique in biochemistry and molecular biology. “He was personally and professionally one of … Continue reading Nobel Prize Winning Emeryville Scientist Kary Mullis Passes at 74