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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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Jack W. Szostak - Facts

Jack W. Szostak

Jack W. Szostak

Born: 9 November 1952, London, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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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