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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965
François Jacob, André Lwoff, Jacques Monod

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François Jacob - Facts

François Jacob

François Jacob

Born: 17 June 1920, Nancy, France

Died: 19 April 2013, Paris, France

Affiliation at the time of the award: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis"

Field: genetics, molecular biology

Prize share: 1/3

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