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Elizabeth H. Blackburn

nobel prize for medicine

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Elizabeth H. Blackburn
Full Name
of the recipient
Elizabeth H. Blackburn
AwardNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year of Award2009
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withCarol W. Greider (33.3%)
Jack W. Szostak (33.3%)
for the Award
for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase
at the Time of Award
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Place of BirthHobart, Tasmania, Australia AUS
Date of Birth26 November 1948
at the time of Award
60 years
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