Maurice Sanford Fox

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Maurice Sanford Fox
Maury Fox at home, 2010.jpg
Born
Maurice Sanford Fox

(1924-10-11)October 11, 1924
DiedJanuary 26, 2020(2020-01-26) (aged 95)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
Known forMolecular Biology, Genetic Mutation
AwardsDocteur Honoris Causa, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France (1994)
Scientific career
FieldsMolecular Biology
InstitutionsRockefeller Institute for Medical Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisorWillard Libby
Doctoral studentsDavid Botstein
Other notable studentsH. Robert Horvitz

Maurice Sanford Fox (October 11, 1924 – January 26, 2020) was an American geneticist and molecular biologist. He was professor Emeritus of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was department chair between 1985 and 1989. He was important for the creation of the Council for a Livable World.

Fox died on January 26, 2020 at the age of 95.[1]

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