The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009
Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Jack W. Szostak
Elizabeth Blackburn, 2009 Medicine Laureate, briefly describes her work with telomeres and recalls how reading about Marie Curie's life had a strong affect on her own decision to pursue science.
"for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell"
"for their discoveries of split genes"
"for her discovery of mobile genetic elements"
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