George Wells Beadle
Born: 22 October 1903, Wahoo, NE, USA
Died: 9 June 1989, Pomona, CF, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events"
Prize share: 1/4
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