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