Elizabeth H. Blackburn and Carol W. Greider
For the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase
2009 Prize shares: Awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn (1/3), Carol W. Greider (1/3) and Jack W. Szostak (1/3)
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Life: Born in 1948, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Elizabeth Helen Blackburn is an Australian-American molecular biologist.
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Life: Born in 1961, San Diego, CA, USA, Carolyn Widney Greider is an American molecular biologist.
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