Percy Lavon Julian, Jr

Percy Lavon Julian, Jr

Dr Percy Lavon Julian

Dr Percy Lavon Julian

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

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

Percy Lavon Julian later started his own company to synthesize steroid intermediates from the Mexican wild yam. His work helped greatly reduce the cost of steroid intermediates to large multinational pharmaceutical companies, helping to significantly expand the use of several important drugs.

Percy Lavon Julian later started his own company to synthesize steroid intermediates from the Mexican wild yam. His work helped greatly reduce the cost of steroid intermediates to large multinational pharmaceutical companies, helping to significantly expand the use of several important drugs.

Percy Lavon Julian, pioneering chemist

Percy Lavon Julian, pioneering chemist

Editorial image of 'UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1993: stamp printed by United states, shows Percy Lavon Julian, circa 1993'

Editorial image of 'UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1993: stamp printed by United states, shows Percy Lavon Julian, circa 1993'

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