People Who Studied Abroad #550:
Carl Djerassi, member of the research team that synthesized progestin for use in some of the first combined oral contraceptive pills
After the Anschluss, he fled to Bulgaria, where he studied at the American College of Sofia. Later, he went to the United States where he studied chemistry at Kenyon College and earned his PhD at the University of Wisconsin (United States).
See also: George Rosenkranz