Osamu Shimomura

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1928 –

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Who is Osamu Shimomura?

Osamu Shimomura is a Japanese organic chemist and marine biologist, and Professor Emeritus at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and Boston University School of Medicine. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008 for the discovery and development of green fluorescent protein with two American scientists: Martin Chalfie of Columbia University and Roger Tsien of the University of California-San Diego.

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Born
Aug 27, 1928
Kyoto
Ethnicity
  • Japanese
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Nagoya University
  • Nagasaki University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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