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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2002

For their discoveries concerning 'genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death'
Name - Sydney Brenner
Date of birth - 13 January 1927
Institutions - The Molecular Sciences Institute Berkeley
Country - United Kingdom

Description - Sydney Brenner, CH FRS is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston.


Name - H. Robert Horvitz
Date of birth - May 8, 1947
Institutions - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge
Country - USA

Description - Howard Robert Horvitz is an American biologist best known for his research on the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans.


Name -John E. Sulston
Date of birth - March 27, 1942
Institutions - The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Cambridge
Country - United Kingdom

Description - Sir John Edward Sulston, FRS is a British biologist and the 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate. He is currently Chair of the newly-founded Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation at the University of Manchester.