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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969
Max Delbrück, Alfred D. Hershey, Salvador E. Luria

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Alfred D. Hershey - Facts

Alfred D. Hershey

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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