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.
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
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