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2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine

OCT. 2, 2023
Congratulations to the Lasker Laureates who were recognized with a 2023 Nobel Prize for the development of effective mRNA vaccines against Covid-19.

In Memoriam: Evelyn Witkin

JUL. 12, 2023
Evelyn Witkin, a towering figure in genetics, whose discoveries provided the basis for understanding the DNA damage response, has passed away at 102.

In Memoriam: Donald Brown

JUN. 8, 2023
Donald Brown, a biologist who provided insights into gene amplification and the ways that cells manufacture RNAs, has passed away at the age of 91.

In Memoriam: Paul Berg

FEB. 20, 2023
Paul Berg, whose role in launching the recombinant DNA revolution was recognized with a 1980 Lasker Award, has passed away at age 96.

In Memoriam: Emil Gotschlich

FEB. 20, 2023
Emil Gotschlich, whose vaccine against bacterial meningitis has protected millions of lives, has passed away at age 88.

In Memoriam: David Allis

JAN. 20, 2023
David Allis, whose work underpinned a new understanding of the role of histone proteins in gene expression, has passed away at 71.

In Memoriam: Dieter Oesterhelt

DEC. 2, 2022
Dieter Oesterhelt, whose discovery of the first bacteriorhodopsin helped launch a new field of medical research, has passed away at the age of 82.

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