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Osamu Shimomura

nobel prize for chemistry

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Osamu Shimomura
Full Name
of the recipient
Osamu Shimomura
AwardNobel Prize in Chemistry
Year of Award2008
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withMartin Chalfie (33.3%)
Roger Y. Tsien (33.3%)
for the Award
for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP
at the Time of Award
Boston University Medical School, Massachusetts, MA, USA
Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Woods Hole, MA, USA
Place of BirthKyoto, Japan JPN
Date of Birth27 August 1928
at the time of Award
79 years
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