Paul Nurse

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Birthday
25, 1949
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
England

About

Geneticist who received the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize in Physiology or medicine for discovering protein molecules that control the division of cells in the cell cycle. In 2010 he became the preside of the Royal Society.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Birmingham before receiving his PhD in 1973 from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

Trivia

He has criticized Republican politicians for their opposition to teaching natural selection in schools and he believes that more scientists should speak up on matters of public policy.

Family Life

He was forced to believe while growing up that his grandmother was his mother and biological mother was his sister.

Associated With

He was a fan of Albert Einstein.