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Mildred Cohn

Mildred Cohn (born 1913 in New York City) is a retired biochemist. She graduated from high school at 14 and went on to receive her Bachelor's from Hunter College in 1931, her master's in 1932 from Columbia University, and her PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1938. She would also edit the "Journal of Biological Chemistry" for ten years.[1]

She has written 160 papers with isotopes and ATP being a prime area of research for her. She credits her choice of field with her time working for Harold Urey.[2] She also won the Garvan-Olin Medal and was a National Medal of Science recipient.

Outside science she was married to physicist Henry Primakoff for 45 years.

Web sources

  1. ^ Bernard Becker Medical Library
  2. ^ Interview at "The Scientist"
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