Percy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. His work laid the foundation foPercy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. His work laid the foundation for drugs such as birth control pills, cortisone, and corticosteroids. However, here are some amazing facts that you most likely do not know about the innovative African American…

Percy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. His work laid the foundation.

Percy Lavon Julian (4/11/14) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Lavon_Julian

Percy Lavon Julian (4/11/14) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Lavon_Julian

Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899, Montgomery, Al. – April 19, 1975, Waukegan, Illinois) was a US inventor who was the first to perform of chemical synthesis of medical drugs from plants. He was one of the first African Americans listed in the Inventors Hall of Fame and one of the first to receive a doctorate in Chemistry

Percy Lavon Julian (April 1899 – April was a U. research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.

Percy Lavon Julian was a U.S. research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. Wikipedia

Postal Service issued a stamp honoring Percy Julian as part of its Black Heritage Commemorative Stamp series.

Percy Lavon Julian | Percy Julian — born in Montgomery, Alabama — escaped the dangerous Jim Crow culture of the South and went on to become a chemist. Lauded for his work with human hormone synthesis, Julian set the stage for steroidal drug production (including cortisone and birth control pills).

Percy Lavon Julian

Percy Lavon Julian | Percy Julian — born in Montgomery, Alabama — escaped the dangerous Jim Crow culture of the South and went on to become a chemist. Lauded for his work with human hormone synthesis, Julian set the stage for steroidal drug production (including cortisone and birth control pills).

Percy Lavon Julian, pioneering chemist

Percy Lavon Julian, pioneering chemist

Percy Lavon Julian

1993 in the Black Heritage stamp series. Head of the chemistry department at Howard University, his research and discoveries led to his becoming director of research at Glidden Company, Chicago, Illinois, a position he held for nearly 20 years.

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