Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock bio

Birth Name: Barbara McClintock

Occupation: Geneticist

Place Of Birth: Hartford

Date Of Birth: June 16, 1902

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Barbara McClintock was born on the 16th of June, 1902. She was known for being a Geneticist. Winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her study in genetic elements and genetic regulation. She was the first woman to win that prize unshared and she was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1944.

Barbara McClintock was born in Hartford. She attended Cornell University, where she studied botany. A character in the book The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides was loosely based off her.

Barbara McClintock was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Barbara McClintock is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Barbara McClintock’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Barbara McClintock’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Barbara McClintock was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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Zodiac Sign: Barbara McClintock was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Barbara McClintock was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Barbara McClintock had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Barbara McClintock’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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