Joachim Messing

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Joachim Messing
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Born
Joachim Wilhelm Messing

(1946-09-10)September 10, 1946
DiedSeptember 13, 2019(2019-09-13) (aged 73)
Alma materHeinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Free University of Berlin, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Scientific career
FieldsBiology
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Davis, University of Minnesota, Rutgers University

Joachim Wilhelm "Jo" Messing (September 10, 1946 – September 13, 2019) was a German-American biologist. He was a professor of molecular biology and the fourth director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers University.[1]

Messing died at his home in Somerset, New Jersey on September 13, 2019, three days after his 73rd birthday.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Waksman Institute homepage". Waksman.rutgers.edu. Archived from the original on 2010-07-08. Retrieved 2010-11-10.
  2. Sheikh, Knvul (September 27, 2019). "Joachim Messing, 73, Who Charted the DNA of Viruses and Plants, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved September 27, 2019.