Columbia Professor Martin Chalfie Receives Nobel Prize in Stockholm

Thursday, December 11, 2008 - 14:45
Martin Chalfie receives his Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at the Stockholm Concert Hall. (View more images of Prof. Chalfie at Nobel Prize events.)

The 2008 Nobel Prizes were awarded to the newest group of laureates at Stockholm's Concert Hall in Sweden on Dec. 10. Among this year's winners is Columbia professor Martin Chalfie, who shares the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Roger Tsien of the University of California San Diego and Osamu Shimomura of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, for their individual work on the green fluorescent protein (GFP) and its use in biological science research. [Read the rest of this article.]

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