The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958
Nobel co-recipients George Beadle, Edward Tatum
National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 1989
Geneticist. Genetic recombination and organization of genetic material of bacteria. Artificial intelligence. NASA seeking life on Mars. Fastest rate possible for growth of bacterial cell and why. Nobel Prize at age 33.
At Nobel Banquet, "Pride is humbled as humility is exalted in the dignity and splendor of this occasion."
|Publication No:||US 20040033584 A1|
|Title:||Therapeutic use of particles displaying pathogen-specific binding moieties|
|Publication Type:||United States Utility Patent|
|Publication Date:||Feb 19, 2004|
|Filing Date:||Dec 21, 2000|
|Abstract:||The present invention relates to the therapeutic use of particles which are efficiently removed from the circulation, the said particles display pathogen-specific binding moieties to chaperone the clearance of potentially injurious substances from a vertebrate's circulation. The invention is also drawn to methods for treating, diagnosing, or screening for diseases and disorders associated with the presence of the pathogens. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions and diagnostic kits containing the therapeutic particle which displays the pathogen binding moiety of the invention.|
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Name: Joshua Lederberg
Birth: 23 May 1925, Montclair, NJ, USA
Death: 2 February 2008, New York, NY, USA
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Award: "for his discoveries concerning genetic recombination and the organization of the genetic material of bacteria"
Portion of cash: 1/3
Doctoral Advisor: Edward Tatum Nobel Corecipient