Thomas Cech

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Thomas Cech‘s source of wealth comes from being a chemist. How much money is Thomas Cech worth at the age of 75 and what’s his real net worth now?

As of 2023,┬áThomas Cech’s net worth is $100,000 - $1M.


Thomas Cech (born December 8, 1947) is famous for being chemist. He currently resides in Illinois, United States. A chemist and former president of Howard Hughes Medical Institute who found the potential origins of life in his work with RNA. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1988, one year after he was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences.

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Thomas Cech
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Illinois, United States
Date of Birth
December 8, 1947 (age 75)
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Thomas Cech is a Sagittarius and was born in The Year of the Pig


Thomas Cech was born in Illinois, United States on Monday, December 8, 1947 (Baby Boomers Generation). He is 75 years old and is a Sagittarius. Thomas Robert Cech is an American chemist who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Sidney Altman, for their discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA. Cech discovered that RNA could itself cut strands of RNA, which showed that life could have started as RNA. He also studied telomeres, and his lab discovered an enzyme, TERT (telomerase reverse transcriptase), which is part of the process of restoring telomeres after they are shortened during cell division. As president of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, he promoted science education, and he teaches an undergraduate chemistry course at the University of Colorado. He and his research partner, Sidney Altman, won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1989 for their discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA.

He obtained his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley in 1975. The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates. Thomas Cech is a member of Richest Celebrities and Chemists.

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He and Ahmed Zewail are both Nobel Laureates in Chemistry. Thomas is a Sagittarius. Represented by the archer, Sagittarians are always on a quest for knowledge. The last fire sign of the zodiac, Sagittarius launches its many pursuits like blazing arrows, chasing after adventures. It's no surprise that Jupiter, the planet of abundance, spirituality, and growth, governs Sagittarius. Sagittarians are excellent storytellers and can light up any room with their exhilarating tales and infectious laughter. Sagittarius is a mutable sign, meaning it is associated with adaptability and flexibility.

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