The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959
Severo Ochoa, Arthur Kornberg
Born: 24 September 1905, Luarca, Spain
Died: 1 November 1993, Madrid, Spain
Affiliation at the time of the award: New York University, College of Medicine, New York, NY, 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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