The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012
Nobel co-recipient Shinya Yamanaka
Developmental Biologist. Mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent. Hobbies: Outdoor sports, mountaineering, travelling, but not theatre, music, reading.
At age15, damning school report: …he will not listen, but will insist in doing his work his own way…has ideas of becoming a Scientist…waste of time for him and teachers.
Sir John B. Gurdon himself had generously contributed his biography to our library. Now copyright issues have arisen. Hence the bio has been deleted. We shall publish a bio at a later time. Thank you for your patience and consideration.
Comments on My Career
Name: John Bertrand Gurdon
Birth: 2 October 1933, Dippenhall, United Kingdom
Institution: Gurdon Institute, Cambridge,
Award: " that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent"
Portion of cash: 1/2
History of Discovery
Patents: Sir John Gurdon has not patented his work
Bearing Gurdon's Name
Cambridge United Kingdom
Nobel Medal Cash and Charity