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Jack William Szostak (born November 9, 1952) is a Canadian American biologist of Polish British descent, Nobel Prize laureate, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Alexander Rich Disting...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Carolyn Widney "Carol" Greider (born April 15, 1961) is an American molecular biologist. She is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Daniel Nathans Professor and Director of Molecular Biology and Genet...

4/18/2016 4/18/2016

Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, AC, FRS, FAA, FRSN (born 26 November 1948) is an Australian-American Nobel laureate who is currently the President of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Previously sh...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Luc Antoine Montagnier (born 18 August 1932) is a French virologist and joint recipient with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Harald zur Hausen of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medici...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (born 30 July 1947) is a French virologist and director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Division (Unité de Régulation des Infections R&#x...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Sir Martin John Evans FRS FMedSci (b. 1 January 1941, Stroud, Gloucestershire) is a Welsh biologist who, with Matthew Kaufman, was the first to culture mice embryonic stem cells and cultivate them in a...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Craig Cameron Mello (born October 18, 1960) is an American biologist and professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was awarded th...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Andrew Zachary Fire (born April 27, 1959) is an American biologist and professor of pathology and of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for Phys...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Harald zur Hausen (born 11 March 1936) is a German virologist and professor emeritus. He has done research on cancer of the cervix, where he discovered the role of papilloma viruses, for which he recei...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

John Robin Warren AC (born 11 June 1937 in Adelaide) is an Australian pathologist, Nobel Laureate and researcher who is credited with the 1979 re-discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, togethe...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Australia

Barry James Marshall, AC, FRACP, FRS, FAA, DSc (born 30 September 1951) is an Australian physician, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (the only laureate born in Western Australia), and Pro...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Linda Brown Buck is an American biologist best known for her work on the olfactory system. She was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , along with Richard Axel, for their work on ol...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946) is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Sir Peter Mansfield FRS (born 9 October 1933), is an English physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Re...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Sir John Edward Sulston FRS (born 27 March 1942) is a British biologist. For his work on the cell lineage and genome of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, he was jointly awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize ...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Howard Robert Horvitz (born May 8, 1947) is an American biologist best known for his research on the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Sir Paul Maxime Nurse FRS FREng (born 25 January 1949), is an English geneticist, former President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute. He was awarded t...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Sir Tim Hunt FRS, FMedSci, FRSE (born 19 February 1943) is a British biochemist and molecular physiologist. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Leland H. H...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Leland Harrison (Lee) Hartwell (born October 30, 1939, in Los Angeles, California) is former president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. He shared the 2...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012, Shinya Yamanaka, Biographical Shinya Yamanaka - 山中 伸弥 (born September 4, 1962) is a Japanese Nobel Prize-winning stem cell ...

3/5/2016 3/5/2016

Oliver Smithies Biography In his own words Oliver Smithies (born June 23, 1925) is a British-born American geneticist and Nobel laureate, credited with the introduction of starch as a medium for ge...

12/28/2014 2/28/2016

Mario Ramberg Capecchi (Verona, Italy, 6 October 1937) is an Italian-born American molecular geneticist and a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a method to cre...

12/19/2013 2/28/2016

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 Sir John B. Gurdon, Shinya Yamanaka John B. Gurdon Winner of Wolf Prize in Medicine - 1989 Sir John Bertrand Gurdon FRS FMedSci (born 2 October 1933),...

2/27/2016 2/27/2016

Bruce Alan Beutler (born December 29, 1957) is an American immunologist and geneticist. Together with Jules A. Hoffmann, he received one-half of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for "the...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

Eric Richard Kandel (German: [ˈkandəl]; born November 7, 1929) is an American neuropsychiatrist. He was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on t...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

Arvid Carlsson (born 25 January 1923) is a Swedish scientist who is best known for his work with the neurotransmitter dopamine and its effects in Parkinson's disease. For his work on dopamine, Carlsson...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

United States

Günter Blobel (born May 21, 1936) is a Silesian German biologist and 1999 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport an...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

Ferid Murad (born September 14, 1936) is a physician and pharmacologist, and a co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is also an honorary member of the Academy of Sciences and ...

2/16/2016 2/16/2016

Louis J. Ignarro (born May 31, 1941) is an American pharmacologist. For demonstrating the signaling properties of nitric oxide, he was co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine wit...

2/16/2016 2/16/2016

Rolf Martin Zinkernagel AC, FAA (born January 6, 1944 in Riehen, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland) is Professor of Experimental Immunology at the University of Zurich. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiol...

2/15/2016 2/15/2016

Peter Charles Doherty AC FMedSci (born 15 October 1940) is an Australian veterinary surgeon and researcher in the field of medicine. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 19...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

[ üsslein-Volhard Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ] (born 20 October 1942 in Magdeburg) is a German biologist. She won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1991 and the Nobel...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Eric Francis Wieschaus (born June 8, 1947 in South Bend, Indiana) is an American developmental biologist and 1995 Nobel Prize-winner. Born in South Bend, Indiana, he attended John Carroll Catholic High...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Phillip Allen Sharp (born June 6, 1944) is an American geneticist and molecular biologist who co-discovered RNA splicing. He shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Richard J. Robert...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Sir Richard John Roberts (born 6 September 1943) is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Phillip Allen Sharp for the discove...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Bert Sakmann (born 12 June 1942) is a German cell physiologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Erwin Neher in 1991 for their work on "the function of single ion channels in ce...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Erwin Neher (born 20 March 1944) is a German biophysicist, specializing in the field of cell physiology. For significant contribution in the field, in 1991 he was awarded, along with Bert Sakmann, the ...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

John Michael Bishop (born February 22, 1936) is an American immunologist and microbiologist who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Harold E. Varmus and was co-winner of 1984 Alf...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Joseph Leonard Goldstein (born April 18, 1940) received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1985, along with fellow University of Texas researcher, Michael Brown, for their studies regarding c...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Michael Stuart Brown (born April 13, 1941) is an American geneticist and Nobel laureate. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Joseph L. Goldstein in 1985 for describing the reg...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Sweden

Bengt Ingemar Samuelsson (born 21 May 1934) is a Swedish biochemist. He shared with Sune K. Bergström and John R. Vane the 1982 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discoveries concerning ...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Hamilton Othanel Smith (born August 23, 1931) is an American microbiologist and Nobel laureate. Smith was born on August 23, 1931, and graduated from University Laboratory High School of Urbana, Illi...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Werner Arber (born 3 June 1929, Gränichen, Aargau) is a Swiss microbiologist and geneticist. Along with American researchers Hamilton Smith and Daniel Nathans, Werner Arber shared the 1978 Nobel...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

California, United States

Roger Charles Louis Guillemin (born January 11, 1924 in Dijon, Bourgogne, France) received the National Medal of Science in 1976, and the Nobel prize for medicine in 1977 for his work on neurohormones,...

2/13/2016 2/13/2016

Bruce Alan Beutler (born December 29, 1957) is an American immunologist and geneticist.[1] Together with Jules A. Hoffmann, he received one-half of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for...

9/15/2015 9/15/2015

Stanley Benjamin Prusiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1997 MP

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San Francisco, California, United States

San Francisco, California, United States

Won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1997 Stanley Benjamin Prusiner M.D (born May 28, 1942) is an American neurologist and biochemist. He has been the director of the Institute for Neurod...

4/23/2015 6/2/2015

Sir Frederick Grant Banting, KBE, MC, FRSC (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, doctor and Nobel laureate noted as one of the main discoverers of insulin. ...

6/19/2011 4/9/2015

Nederlandse etholoog, die zich in zijn leven vooral gericht heeft op het gedrag van dieren. Dit was indertijd nog een hele nieuwe tak van de biologie, hij wordt dan ook wel als een van de grondleggers ...

5/5/2011 1/5/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Karl von Frisch was the son of the surgeon and urologist Anton Ritter von Frisch (1849-1917) and his wife Marie, née Exner. He was the youngest of four son...

4/30/2012 1/5/2015

David Baltimore (born March 7, 1938) is an American biologist, university administrator, and Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He served as president of the California Institute of Technology (...

1/5/2015 1/5/2015

Harold Eliot Varmus (born December 18, 1939) is an American Nobel Prize-winning scientist and the 14th and current Director of the National Cancer Institute, a post he was appointed to by President B...

12/19/2014 12/19/2014

Sydney Brenner , CH FRS FMedSci (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston. Brenner ...

12/26/2010 11/27/2014

Alfred Goodman Gilman (born July 1, 1941) is an American pharmacologist and biochemist. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Martin Rodbell for their discoveries regarding G-...

7/1/2014 11/27/2014

J ules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet (13 June 1870 – 6 April 1961) was a Belgian immunologist and microbiologist. The bacterial genus Bordetella is named after him. Education and early life B...

11/27/2014 11/27/2014

Róbert Bárány (22 April 1876 – 8 April 1936) was a Austro-Hungarian otologist.[1][2] For his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus of the ear ...

11/25/2010 11/27/2014

Charles Robert Richet (25 August 1850 – 4 December 1935) was a French physiologist who initially investigated a variety of subjects such as neurochemistry, digestion, thermoregulation in homeoth...

11/27/2014 11/27/2014

Alexis Carrel (28 June 1873 – 5 November 1944) was a French surgeon and biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques. H...

11/27/2014 11/27/2014

Allvar Gullstrand (5 June 1862 – 28 July 1930) was a Swedish ophthalmologist and optician. Born at Landskrona, Sweden, Gullstrand was professor (1894–1927) successively of eye therapy a...

7/23/2013 11/27/2014

Ludwig Karl Martin Leonhard Albrecht Kossel (16 September 1853 – 5 July 1927) was a German biochemist and pioneer in the study of genetics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medic...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Emil Theodor Kocher (25 August 1841 – 27 July 1917) was a Swiss physician and medical researcher who received the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in the physiology, patho...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov (Russian: Илья́ Ильи́ч Ме́чников, Ukrai...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Santiago Ramón y Cajal ForMemRS (1 May 1852 – 18 October 1934) was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist and Nobel laureate. His original pioneering investigations of the mic...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Camillo Golgi (7 July 1843 – 21 January 1926) was an Italian physician, pathologist, scientist, and Nobel laureate. Several structures and phenomena in anatomy and physiology are named for him, ...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Ross, Sir Ronald (1857–1932), malariologist, was born on 13 May 1857 at the Himalayan hill station of Almora, North-Western Provinces, the eldest of ten children of General Sir Campbell Claye Gr...

4/30/2014 11/26/2014

Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (18 June 1845 – 18 May 1922) was a French physician who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1907 for his discoveries of parasitic protozoans as causat...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Stanley Cohen (born November 17, 1922) is an American biochemist and Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine (1986). Early life and education Cohen was born in Brooklyn, New York, November ...

11/23/2014 11/24/2014
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Paul Christian Lauterbur (May 6, 1929 – March 27, 2007) was an American chemist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2003 with Peter Mansfield for his work which made the deve...

11/19/2014 11/19/2014

Ralph Marvin Steinman (January 14, 1943 – September 30, 2011) was a Canadian immunologist and cell biologist at Rockefeller University, who in 1973 coined the term dendritic cells while working ...

11/19/2014 11/19/2014

Robert Francis Furchgott (June 4, 1916 – May 19, 2009) was a 1998 Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist. Life and career Furchgott was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to Arthur Furch...

11/19/2014 11/19/2014

Edward B. Lewis (May 20, 1918 – July 21, 2004) was an American geneticist, a corecipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Life and career Lewis was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pe...

11/18/2014 11/18/2014

Martin Rodbell (December 1, 1925[– December 7, 1998) was an American biochemist and molecular endocrinologist who is best known for his discovery of G-proteins. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in...

1/17/2012 11/18/2014

Edwin Gerhard Krebs (June 6, 1918 – December 21, 2009) was an American biochemist. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia U...

11/18/2014 11/18/2014

Edward Donnall "Don" Thomas (March 15, 1920 – October 20, 2012)[1] was an American physician, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, and director emeritus of the clinical research d...

4/30/2007 11/16/2014

Joseph Edward Murray (April 1, 1919 – November 26, 2012) was an American plastic surgeon who performed the first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins Richard and Ronald Herrick ...

7/16/2008 11/16/2014

Sir James Whyte Black OM FRS FRSE FRCP (14 June 1924 – 22 March 2010) was a Scottish pharmacologist. Black established the physiology department at the University of Glasgow, where he became int...

11/10/2014 11/10/2014

Gertrude Belle Elion (January 23, 1918 – February 21, 1999) was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, and a 1988 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Working alone as wel...

11/10/2014 11/10/2014

George Herbert Hitchings (April 18, 1905 – February 27, 1998) was an American doctor who shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Sir James Black and Gertrude Elion "for their ...

11/10/2014 11/10/2014

Niels Kaj Jerne , FRS (December 23, 1911 – October 7, 1994) was a Danish immunologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 with Georges J. F. Köhler and Cés...

11/9/2014 11/9/2014

César Milstein , FRS (8 October 1927 – 24 March 2002) was a Argentinian biochemist, (nationalized British)] in the field of antibody research. Milstein shared the Nobel Prize in Physiolog...

3/3/2010 11/9/2014

Georges Jean Franz Köhler (Munich, April 17, 1946 – March 1, 1995 in Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German biologist. Together with César Milstein and Niels Kaj Jerne, Köhler...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Sir John Robert Vane FRS (29 March 1927 – 19 November 2004) was an English pharmacologist who was instrumental in the understanding of how aspirin produces pain-relief and anti-inflammatory effe...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

[ Karl Sune Detlof Bergström ] (10 January 1916 – 15 August 2004) was a Swedish biochemist. In 1975, he was appointed to the Nobel Foundation Board of Directors in Sweden. In 1975, he...

2/23/2009 11/8/2014

David Hunter Hubel (February 27, 1926 – September 22, 2013) was a Canadian neurophysiologist noted for his studies of the structure and function of the visual cortex. He was co-recipient with To...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Roger Wolcott Sperry (August 20, 1913 – April 17, 1994) was a neuropsychologist, neurobiologist and Nobel laureate who, together with David Hunter Hubel and Torsten Nils Wiesel, won the 1981 N...

7/18/2011 11/8/2014

Daniel Nathans (October 30, 1928 – November 16, 1999) was an American microbiologist. Sometimes called the father of modern biotechnology. Life and career Nathans was born in Wilmington, Del...

1/25/2008 11/8/2014

Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield , CBE, FRS, (28 August 1919 – 12 August 2004) was an English electrical engineer who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Allan McLeod Corma...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Allan MacLeod Cormack (February 23, 1924 – May 7, 1998) was a South African American physicist who won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (along with Godfrey Hounsfield) for his work...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (July 19, 1921 – May 30, 2011) was an American medical physicist, and a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (together with Roger Guillemin and Andre...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Andrzej Viktor "Andrew" Schally (born November 30, 1926) is an American endocrinologist and Nobel Prize laureate (1977) in medicine, sharing the prize that year with Roger Guillemin and Rosalyn Sussman...

8/3/2013 11/7/2014

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (pronounced GUY-dah-shek;[needs IPA] September 9, 1923 – December 12, 2008) was an American physician and medical researcher who was the co-recipient (with Baruch S. Blu...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Howard Martin Temin (December 10, 1934 – February 9, 1994) was a U.S. geneticist. Along with Renato Dulbecco and David Baltimore he discovered reverse transcriptase in the 1970s at the Universit...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Renato Dulbecco (February 22, 1914 – February 19, 2012) was a virologist, born in Italy and a naturalized American citizen, who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Albert Claude (24 August 1899 – 22 May 1983) was a Belgian medical doctor and cell biologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 with Christian de Duve and George Emil P...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Gerald Maurice Edelman (July 1, 1929 – May 17, 2014)[1][3] was an American biologist who shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work with Rodney Robert Porter on the immune ...

7/1/2014 11/7/2014

Rodney Robert Porter , CH, FRS (8 October 1917 – 6 September 1985) was an English biochemist and Nobel laureate. Born in Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, Lancashire, England, Rodney Robert Porter...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Salvador Edward Luria (August 13, 1912 – February 6, 1991) was an American microbiologist of Italian descent. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1969, with Max Delbrück a...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Alfred Day Hershey (December 4, 1908 – May 22, 1997) was an American Nobel Prize–winning bacteriologist and geneticist. He was born in Owosso, Michigan and received his B.S. in chemistr...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Har Gobind Khorana also known as Hargobind Khorana (January 9, 1922 – November 9, 2011) was an Indian-American biochemist who shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Marshall...

11/7/2014 11/7/2014

Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922 – February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 (with Har Gobind Khorana and Marshall Warren ...

6/4/2013 11/7/2014