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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009
Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Jack W. Szostak

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Elizabeth H. Blackburn - Facts

Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Born: 26 November 1948, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase"

Field: genetics

Prize share: 1/3

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