Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1932
Number:104 - 2
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Thomas H Morgan
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1866
Year, Death:1945
Profession:prof biology
University:California Institute of Technology
City:Pasadena
State:CA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Hermann J Muller
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1890
Year, Death:1967
Profession:prof zoology
University:University of Texas
City:Austin
State:TX
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1946
 
Motivation:Morgan: Work on genetics, genemutations, phenotypical divergencies, the demonstration of three coupling groups in the genes of Drosophila, "crossing over". Muller: Work on genetics, "crossing over", lethal factors, the demonstration of a fourth coupling group in the genes of Drosophila, the effect of temperature changes and X-rays on the mutation rate.
 
Nominator:
Name:Cécile Vogt
Gender:F
Profession:MD
University:Institute of Brain Research
City:Berlin
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Nominator´s University: From 1915, O.Vogt was active at the "Neurobiologisches Universitäts-Laboratoirum", In 1931 they moved to the "Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Hirnforschung", and later to the "Institut für Hirnforschung und Allgemeine Biologie" (Institute for Brain Research and General Biology).
 

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