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Walter Jakob Gehring
Walter Jakob Gehring (2014)
Born (1939-03-20)March 20, 1939
Zurich, Switzerland
Died May 29, 2014(2014-05-29) (aged 75)
Basel, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss
Fields Developmental Biologist
Institutions University of Zurich, Yale Medical School, Yale University, Biozentrum University of Basel

Walter Jakob Gehring (March 20, 1939 – May 29, 2014) was a Swiss developmental biologist. He was a professor at the Biozentrum Basel of the University of Basel, Switzerland. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Zurich in 1965. After two years as a research assistant of Professor Ernst Hadorn he joined Professor Alan Garen's group at Yale University in New Haven as a postdoctoral fellow.

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