George I. Fujimoto

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George I. Fujimoto
Born (1920-07-01) July 1, 1920 (age 97)
Seattle, WA
Residence San Diego, CA
Nationality American
Alma mater Harvard University, University of Michigan
Known for Fujimoto-Belleau reaction
Scientific career
Institutions Harvard University, University of Utah School of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, California Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor Werner E. Bachmann

George I. Fujimoto (born July 1, 1920)[1] is an American chemist of Japanese descent. During his studies at Harvard his family was imprisoned in an American internment camp Minidoka in Idaho. He discovered the Fujimoto-Belleau reaction, which is named after him and Bernard Belleau.


  1. ^ "United States Public Records Index". FamilySearch. Retrieved 15 October 2013.