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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965

For their discoveries concerning genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis
Name - François Jacob
Date of birth - 17 June 1920
Institutions - Institut Pasteur Paris, France
Country - France

Description - François Jacob is a French biologist who, together with Jacques Monod, originated the idea that control of enzyme levels in all cells occurs through feedback on transcription. He shared the 1965 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Jacques Monod and André Lwoff.


Name - André Lwoff
Date of birth - 8 May 1902
Institutions - Institut Pasteur Paris, France
Country - France

Description - André Michel Lwoff was a French microbiologist. He was born in Ainay-le-Château, Allier, in Auvergne, France.


Name -Jacques Monod
Date of birth - February 9, 1910
Institutions - Institut Pasteur Paris, France
Country - France

Description - AJacques Lucien Monod was a French biologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1965. Born in Paris, he was also awarded several other honours and distinctions, among them the Légion d'honneur.