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Biotechnologist , Molecular biologist

Peter Murdoch Macphail Rae, American molecular biologist, biotechnologist. Research grantee National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health.


Rae, Peter Murdoch Macphail was born on January 7, 1944 in Alexandria, Scotland. Came to the United States, 1949. Son of Peter MacPhail and Helen (Murdoch) Rae.


Bachelor of Arts California, Davis, 1965. Master of Arts, University California, Davis, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1970.


Lecturer Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1971. Postdoctoral fellow Max-Planck Institute, Tübingen, Germany, 1971-1973. Assistant professor Yale University, New Haven, 1973-1976, associate professor, 1976-1983.

Senior research scientist Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (name now Miles Research Center), West Haven, Connecticut, 1983-1985. Principal staff scientist (name now Miles Research Center) Molecular Diagnostics, Inc., 1985-1990.

Delegate scientist Bayer AG, Wuppertal, Germany, 1990-1992. Section head Institute for Molecular Biols., Miles Research Center, West Haven, Connecticut, 1992-1993. Director Institute for Research Technology Bayer Research Center, since 1994.


Married Margaret Elizabeth Engel, March 28, 1971. 1 child, Andrew Murdoch.

Peter MacPhail Rae

Helen (Murdoch) Rae

Margaret Elizabeth Engel

Andrew Murdoch Rae