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Martha Cowles Chase

Born  1927
Died  2003

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American geneticist, 1927-2003.

Biography of Martha Cowles Chase

Martha Cowles Chase was Alfred Day Hershey's assistant at the Department of Genetics, Carnegie Institution of Washington in Cold Spring Harbor on Long Island, New York.

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