Alfred D. Hershey
Born: 4 December 1908, Owosso, MI, USA
Died: 22 May 1997, Syosset, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Carnegie Institution of Washington, Long Island, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses"
Field: genetics, virology
Prize share: 1/3
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