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Sir Paul Nurse

Sir Paul Nurse

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001
Nobel co-recipients: Leland Hartwell, Tim Hunt

Award: "for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle."

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Immediately upon being awarded the Nobel Prize, Sir Paul Nurse decided to buy a motor bicycle The model would be the new and big Kawasaki. He was aware that upon being awarded the Nobel, Nobelists are asked as to what they plan to do with the money. He chose to answer the question in a ‘human’ manner, that he would do that which he had always wanted to do; he felt that such an answer would make science ‘more human’.

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Name: Sir Paul M. Nurse
Birth: 25 January 1949, Norwich, United Kingdom
Residence: Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, United Kingdom
Award: "for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
Nobel Prize Cash & Philanthropy