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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1978

For the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics
Name - Werner Arber
Date of birth - 3 June 1929
Institutions - Biozentrum der Universitšt Basel, Switzerland
Country - Switzerland

Description - Werner Arber is a Swiss microbiologist and geneticist. Along with American researchers Hamilton Smith and Daniel Nathans, Werner Arber shared the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of restriction endonucleases.


Name - Daniel Nathans
Date of birth - October 30, 1928
Institutions - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD, USA
Country - USA

Description - Daniel Nathans was an American microbiologist.He was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the last of nine children born to Russian Jewish immigrant parents.


Name - Hamilton O. Smith
Date of birth - August 23, 1931
Institutions - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD, USA
Country - USA

Description - Hamilton Othanel Smith is an American microbiologist and Nobel laureate.Smith was born on August 23, 1931, and graduated from University Laboratory High School of Urbana, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign