Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Fun Facts

  • Elizabeth Blackburn discovered The telomerase was heralded as the ‘fountain of youth.
  • Elizabeth Helen Blackburn was born in November 1948 in Hobart, Tasmania.
  • In 1990 She Joined The Department Of Microbiology.
  • Blackburn was The President For The American Society for Cell Biology in 1998.
  • In 2007 she was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
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