The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959
Severo Ochoa, Arthur Kornberg
Born: 3 March 1918, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Died: 26 October 2007, Stanford, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"
Field: biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology
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