A Nobel Prize with help from sea slugs
Kandel won the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Aplysia — or more specifically, for his work on the biological mechanisms of memory storage. For decades, Kandel has studied how we create short-term and long-term memories at ...
Nobel Prize Rockets Stem Cell Program to New Heights
UCSF News Services
Stem cell science blasted across front pages worldwide when Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The UCSF professor and senior investigator at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes received the award for ...
Health Center Marks Its 42nd Commencement
UConn Advance (blog)
The commencement address guest speaker was Dr. Ferid Murad, a physician, pharmacologist, professor and researcher who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1998. During his speech, Murad told the audience that “I knew at the age of 10 that I was going ...
Genetic research earned biologist Christian de Duve a Nobel Prize
Globe and Mail
He shared the 1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Dr. Albert Claude, who first used centrifugal techniques to glance inside cells, and Dr. George E. Palade, who pioneered using the electron microscope to better understand cell structures.