Nobel Laureate, Oliver Smithies, the man who invented gel el
Oliver Smithies, a British-born biochemist and inveterate tinkerer who shared a Nobel Prize for discovering a powerful tool for identifying the roles of individual genes in health and disease, died on Tuesday in Chapel Hill, N.C.

In addition to gene targeting, Dr. Smithies invented a method of separating proteins with a jelly made from ordinary potato starch, a major advance that was cheaper, easier and more precise than existing technologies. His invention, called gel electrophoresis, is in wide use today...

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/science/oliver-smithies-genetics-nobel-winner-dies-at-91.html
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