Hamilton O. Smith
Born: 23 August 1931, New York, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Prize motivation: "for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics"
Field: genetics, molecular biology
Prize share: 1/3
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