Bruno H. Zimm

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Bruno H. Zimm
Born (1920-10-31)October 31, 1920
Woodstock, New York, United States
Died November 26, 2005(2005-11-26) (aged 85)
La Jolla, California, United States
Nationality American
Fields Chemistry
Alma mater Columbia University
Doctoral advisor Joseph E. Mayer
Doctoral students Donald Crothers
Ken A. Dill
Known for Polymer chemist & DNA researcher
Notable awards NAS Award in Chemical Sciences (1981)

Bruno Hasbrouck Zimm (October 31, 1920 – November 26, 2005) was an American chemist. He was a professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry from University of California, San Diego, and a leading polymer chemist and DNA researcher.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Zimm graduated from Kent School in Kent, Connecticut in 1938.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Doolittle, Russell F. (2009). "Bruno H. Zimm (1920-2005)". Protein Science. 15 (4): 942. doi:10.1002/pro.150942. 
  2. ^ Elson, Elliot L.; Qian, Hong; Schurr, J. Mickey (2006). "Bruno H. Zimm (1920–2005)". Biophysical Chemistry. 121 (2): 155. doi:10.1016/j.bpc.2006.01.001. 
  3. ^ "Sill Society Recognizes Four New Inductees in 2010", Kent Quarterly, vol. XXXVI.3, Summer 2010, p. 42.

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