Barbara McClintock held her Nobel Lecture on 8 December 1983, at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. She was presented by Professor Nils Ringertz, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.
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From Nobel Lectures, Physiology or Medicine 1981-1990, Editor-in-Charge Tore Frängsmyr, Editor Jan Lindsten, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1993
"for his discoveries concerning the role played by the chromosome in heredity"
"for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development"
"for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase"