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Maurice Sanford Fox
|Maurice Sanford Fox|
|Born||Maurice Sanford Fox|
October 11, 1924
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 26, 2020 (aged 95)|
|Institutions||Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research|
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Doctoral advisor||Willard Libby|
|Doctoral students||David Botstein|
|Other notable students||H. Robert Horvitz|
|Known for||Molecular Biology, Genetic Mutation|
|Notable awards||Docteur Honoris Causa, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France (1994)|
Maurice Sanford Fox (October 11, 1924 – January 26, 2020) was an American geneticist and molecular biologist. He was professor Emeritus of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was department chair between 1985 and 1989. He was important for the creation of the Council for a Livable World.
Fox died on January 26, 2020 at the age of 95.