George Beadle

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Noun1.George Beadle - United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
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The National Hunt fare comes from Stratford, where Jeremy Scott's course winner Decimus can continue his excellent run of form in the George Beadle 21st Birthday Handicap Chase.
Since the Nobel Prize--winning work of Stanford's George Beadle and Edward Tatum in the 1940s, which showed that specific genes were associated with specific enzymes, geneticists figured that we would have at least 100,000 genes to account for the known 100,000 proteins.
Madeleine Vacha, of Clinton, received the George Beadle Scholarship, which covers the full differential between resident and nonresident tuition, and is worth more than $50,000 over four years Vacha is in the honors program, general studies, undeclared.