Martynas Yčas was a Lithuanian-born microbiologist. He co-authored the book Mr. Tompkins: Inside Himself with physicist George Gamow. He was a founding member of the RNA Tie Club, a discussion society of scientists who attempted to solve the question of the genetic code and with Gamow and others published early statistical analyses of proteins and DNA which disproved some early models of the genetic code.
|Born||December 10, 1917|
|Died||April 22, 2014|