Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007
Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans, Oliver Smithies

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Mario R. Capecchi - Facts

Mario R. Capecchi

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"

Field: genetics

Prize share: 1/3

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