Barbara McClintock Rank
About Barbara McClintock
Barbara McClintock was a renowned American scientist, known for her extensive work on the genetic makeup of maize. As part of her research, she came up with a method for visualizing the chromosomes of the crop.
She published the result of her research in her numerous books which include "The Stability of Broken Ends of Chromosomes in Zea Mays" and “The Chromosomal Constitution of Races of Maize”. She also worked for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory as a researcher. In 1944, she became an associate of the National Academy of Sciences.
At birth, she was named Eleanor McClintock and was born to Sara Handy and Thomas Henry McClintock. She had three siblings named Marjorie, Mignon, and Malcolm Rider "Tom".
In 1919, she entered into the College of Agriculture, a department under Cornell University. She obtained her PhD from the same institution in 1927.
In 1983, she received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Her research earned her many awards including the National Medal of Science, and the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal.
McClintock, alongside other prominent scientists, were featured on a series of postage stamps in 2005.
After winning the Nobel Prize, she became the only female to receive that unshared.
She was the subject of Judith Pratt’s play titled “MAIZE”.
Barbara McClintock Rank
Famous quotes by Barbara McClintock
If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off... no matter what they say.Barbara McClintock
F.A.Q. about Barbara McClintock
When is her birthday?
Barbara McClintock's birthday is on June 16, 1902.
In how many days is her birthday?
Barbara's birthday is in 29 days
How old was Barbara when she died?
She was 90 years old.
When did she die?
She died in September 2, 1992.
How old would she be today?
Barbara McClintock would be 119 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Barbara from?
She was born in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S..
Barbara McClintock's Popularity
Barbara McClintock was a famous American geneticist, who was born on June 16, 1902. As a person born on this date, Barbara McClintock is listed in our database as the 61st most popular celebrity for the day (June 16) and the 20th most popular for the year (1902).
People born on June 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Barbara McClintock is the 1813th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Barbara McClintock's birthday, Barbara McClintock is the 12302nd most famous American and ranks 21st in famous people born in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
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