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George Pieczenik Smith
Born (1941-03-10) March 10, 1941 (age 80)
Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin (PSD)
University of Missouri-Columbia (Prof)
Duke University (Vis)
Alma materHaverford College
Harvard University
Doctoral advisorEdgar Haber
Known forPhage displays
Notable awards
This person won a Nobel Prize
George Pieczenik Smith (born March 10, 1941) is an American chemist. He is the Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is best known for phage displays. It is when a specific protein's genetic code is artificially inserted into a bacterophage's coat protein gene.

In 2018, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry alongside Greg Winter and Frances Arnold.[2]

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