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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1995
Edward B. Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Eric F. Wieschaus

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Curriculum Vitae

Born May 20, 1918, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
 
Address: Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 156-29, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
 
Academic Education
1939 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, B.A. (Biostatistics)
1942 California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Ph.D. (Genetics)
1943 California Institute of Technology, M.S. (Meteorology)
 
Appointments and Professional Activities
1947-48 Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
1948-49 Assistant Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology
1949-56 Associate Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology
1956-66 Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology
1975-76 Visiting Professor, Institute of Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
1966-88 Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology, Caltech
1988- Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology, Emeritus, Caltech
 
Fellowships and Awards
Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, University of Umeå, Umeå, Sweden, 1981
Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal of the Genetics Society of America, 1983
Gairdner Foundation International Award (Canada), 1987
Wolf Prize in Medicine (Israel), 1989
Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award in Basic Medical Research, 1990
National Medal of Science (USA), 1990
Honorary Member, The Genetical Society (UK), 1990
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, 1991
The Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, 1992
Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1993

The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute

 

Edward B. Lewis died on July 21, 2004.

 

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