ALL BLOGS in Nobel Series


Drs. Barry J. Marshall & J. Robin Warren: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2005

Dr Barry Marshall was born on 30th September 1951 in Western Australia After receiving his MBBS degree from University of Western Australia where he in 1974 joined as Registrar in Medicine at the Royal Perth Hospital Perth Dr Robin Warren born on 11th June...

Drs. Andrew Z Fire & Craig C Mello: The Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 2006

L-R Andrew Fire Mechanism of RNAi- where siRNA small interfering RNA generated from the dsRNA by Dicer recruits RNA interference silencing complex RISC to degrade the corresponding mRNA Craig C Mello Andrew Z Fire was born in 1959 He...

Sir John B. Gurdon: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2012

Sir John B Gurdon shares his birthday with father of our nation Born on October 2 1933 in United Kingdom Gurdon was a below average student Despite his teacher s ridicule he pursued his dream in sciences and became the brightest minds to be awarded a Nobel Priz...

Drs. Edward B. Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and Eric F. Wieschaus: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1995

Dr Edward B Lewis an American geneticist was born in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania In 1939 he obtained BA in Biostatistics from University of Minnesota where he worked with Drosophila melanogaster in C P Oliver s lab Later in 1942 he received his Ph D degr...

Dr. Shinya Yamanaka: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka is a stem cell scientist from Japan born in 1962 He began his carrier as a surgeon after obtaining his degree in medicine He returned to Studies for his Ph D to solve the mysteries of diseases that had no cure During his Ph D he developed inter...

Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1933

Dr Thomas H Morgan an American biologist and Professor was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in the year 1933 for his discoveries explaining the role of chromosomes in heredity Born in Lexington Kentucky U S A Morgan had interest in natural h...

Sir Alexander Fleming, Sir Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1945

Antibiotics are one of the common drugs prescribed by doctors Antibiotics are chemical substances which kill or inhibit growth of microorganisms Antibiotics have played a vital role in increasing the life expectancy of man One of the first antibiotics to be effectiv...

Drs. John Macleod and Frederick Banting: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1923

Dr John James Rickard Macleod Scottish biochemist and physiologist was born in Clunie in central Scotland in 1876 He studied medicine at the University of Aberdeen He obtained a Ph D in 1898 and then studied biochemistry at the University of Leipzig in Germany ...

Sir Robert G. Edwards: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2010

Sir Robert G Edwards 27 Sep 1925 - 10 Apr 2013 Sir Robert G Edwards was a British Physiologist who received the Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine in the year 2010 for his revolutionary work in development of in-vitro fertilization IVF He was born in Manch...

Prof. Elizabeth H. Blackburn: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2009

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres the ends of our chromosomes in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing Professor Elizabeth Helen Blackburn AC FRS FAA FRSN born 26 November 1948 is an Australian-American Nobel laureate cur...

Dr.Barbara McClintock: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1983

Dr Barbara McClintock was an American scientist She extensively used maize corn as model system for her genetic studies Maize has several advantages in genetic studies It has relatively larger chromosomes and Barbara McClintock developed method to stain and see ma...