Elizabeth Blackburn

Discipline: Physiology or Medicine

Biography

Elizabeth Blackburn was born on November 1948 in Hobart. The institution she attended was University of California. She joined the Department of Microbiology and immunolgy at the UC san franciso. She was nominated as president of the American Society of Cell biology in 1998.
Throughout her career, Blackburn has been honored by her peers as the recipient of many prestigious awards. She was elected President of the American Society for Cell Biology for the year 1998. Blackburn is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1991), the Royal Society of London (1992), the American Academy of Microbiology (1993), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2000).
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