Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

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Edward B. Lewis - Facts

Edward B. Lewis

Edward B. Lewis

Born: 20 May 1918, Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA

Died: 21 July 2004, Pasadena, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development"

Field: developmental biology, embryology, genetics

Prize share: 1/3

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