Caruthers, Marvin H.

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Caruthers, Marvin H. Gender: M
Marvin Harry Caruthers
born on 11 February 1940 at 01:35 (= 01:35 AM )
Place Cumming, Iowa, 41n29, 93w46
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°26' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 24°00 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 24°51'


American biochemist at the University of Colorado Boulder whose research is on nucleic acids. He and his research group developed methods for the phosphoramidite synthesis of DNA. Using this technique, his group was able to incorporate nucleotide analogs for functional group mutagenesis for a deeper understanding of nucleic acid biochemistry. In addition to DNA, he developed methods of RNA synthesis and also for DNA analogues and the applications of the resulting molecules. He was a co-founder of Amgen and Applied Biosystems with Leroy Hood.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BS, PhD)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Biochemist)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator