The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999
Born: 21 May 1936, Waltersdorf (now Niegoslawice), Germany (now Poland)
Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Prize motivation: "for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell"
Field: cell physiology
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