Carol Greider: Johns Hopkins?

Carol W. Greider, a researcher at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, was one of three scientists to share the Nobel Prize in Physiology of Medicine. What did she do on her researh to get the award?

asked by Amira in Science | 2642 views | 10-05-2009 at 03:23 PM

Greider won "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.

Telomeres protect chromosomes when they're copying.

Greider, 48, is a professor and director of molecular biology and genetics at the Johns Hopkins Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences.

answered by Guest | 10-05-2009 at 03:23 PM

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