Xiangzhong "Jerry" Yang


Age: 49

stem cell scientist who successfully cloned the first farm animal in the U.S. and was director of the Center for Regenerative Biology at the University of Connecticut, who in 1999 put UConn on the world's scientific map when a Holstein named Amy was born in Storrs and became the first cloned farm animal in the U.S.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: July 31, 1959

Died: February 5, 2009

Boston, Massachusetts