Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008
Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie, Roger Y. Tsien

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Osamu Shimomura - Facts

Osamu Shimomura

Osamu Shimomura

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"

Field: biochemistry

Prize share: 1/3

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