Elizabeth H. Blackburn
Born: 26 November 1948, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Prize motivation: "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase"
*One of seven children born to two family physicians, she was encouraged to participate in science from an early age. She completed her BSc (1970) and MSc (1972) in biology at the University of Melbourne, her PhD (1975) from the University of Cambridge in England and did postdoctoral work at Yale in the US before joining the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley in 1978.
cracking the DNA code
Louisa Gross Horowitz Prize
she was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
Nobel In Physiologic Or Medicen
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine
Wine And Dine
Blackburn Converted With Mr.Per Westerbreg After getting the nobel prize