Paul Berg PhD

Stanford University

Paul Berg, PhD, is currently Cahill Professor of Biochemistry, Emeritus. He joined the faculty of the Stanford School of Medicine in 1959. Professor Berg was awarded the Lasker Basic Medical Research Award and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing methods to map the structure and function of DNA and the development of the recombinant DNA technology. He has received the National Medal of Science and is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the French Academy of Science, and the Royal Society (London).