The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008
Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie, Roger Y. Tsien
Born: 27 August 1928, Kyoto, Japan
Affiliation at the time of the award: Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Woods Hole, MA, USA, Boston University Medical School, Massachusetts, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP"
Prize share: 1/3