|Who is it?||Development Biologist|
|Birth Day||June 08, 1947|
|Birth Place||South Bend, Indiana, United States|
|Age||73 YEARS OLD|
|Alma mater||University of Notre Dame (B.S.) Yale University (Ph.D.)|
|Awards||Genetics Society of America Medal (1995) Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1995)|
|Institutions||Princeton University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School|
Born in South Bend, Indiana, he attended John Carroll Catholic High School in Birmingham, AL before attending the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate studies (B.S., biology), and Yale University (Ph.D., biology) for his graduate work. In 1978, he moved to his first independent job, at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany and moved from Heidelberg to Princeton University in the United States in 1981.
As of 2005, Wieschaus is the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology at Princeton, and Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.