OBITUARY

In Memoriam: Yoshio Masui

MAY 8, 2024
Yoshio Masui, whose studies of frog eggs helped reveal the universal machinery for regulating cell division in all eukaryotic organisms, has passed away at age 93.

In Memoriam: Roger Guillemin

MARCH 1, 2024
Roger Guillemin, whose pioneering studies in the field of neuroendocrinology were recognized with a 1975 Lasker Basic Research Award, has passed away at age 100.

In Memoriam: Michael Grunstein

MARCH 1, 2024
Michael Grunstein, who helped demonstrate how modifications to histone proteins influence the expression of genes, has passed away at age 77.

In Memoriam: Roy Calne

JAN. 8, 2024
Roy Calne, whose role in developing liver transplantation brought about a revolution in organ transplantation, has passed away at the age of 93.

In Memoriam: Furid Murad

SEPT. 8, 2023
Ferid Murad, whose discoveries concerning the role that nitric oxide plays in the cardiovascular system earned him a 1996 Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, has passed away at the age of 86.

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.

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