Dr. Wayne Merrick is the scientist in charge of the experiments in Vault 87 and according to terminal entries cut from the final game, one of the brightest minds in the field of accelerated evolution.
Wayne Merrick is mentioned in various terminal entries in Fallout 3.
Behind the scenesEdit
His surname is most likely a reference to Joseph Merrick, known also as The Elephant Man in traveling exhibits throughout 19th Century England, whose unusual growths and deformities the failed FEV subjects bear some resemblance to. [verification overdue]