Monday, October 08, 2007
Medicine 2007: "Mario R. Capecchi Sir Martin J. Evans Oliver Smithies third 1/3 of the prize third 1/3 of the prize third 1/3 of the prize USA United Kingdom USA University of Utah; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Salt Lake City, UT, USA Cardiff University Cardiff, United Kingdom University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA b. 1937 (in Italy) b. 1941 b. 1925 (in United Kingdom)"
A much deserved, much anticipated award. One sad thing. The ability to knock out genes, the basis for this award,. depends on the discovery by others, Mintz and Jaenisch, of the ability to transfer genes into mice.
Posted by SM Schwartz at 3:50 AM