The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007
Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans, Oliver Smithies
Mario R. Capecchi
Born: 6 October 1937, Verona, Italy
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells"
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