Thomas Hunt Morgan
Born: 25 September 1866, Lexington, KY, USA
Died: 4 December 1945, Pasadena, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for his discoveries concerning the role played by the chromosome in heredity"
Prize share: 1/1
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