Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958
George Beadle, Edward Tatum, Joshua Lederberg

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George Beadle - Facts

George Wells Beadle

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"

Field: genetics

Prize share: 1/4

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