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Gerald Fink Gruber Prize in Genetics Awarded In 2010

Gerald Fink

Gerald Fink

Award Name : Gruber Prize in Genetics

Year of Award : 2010

Award for : Science and Engineering

Location : Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Gerald Fink (born 1 July 1940 ) is an American biologist, who was Director of the Whitehead Institute at MIT from 1990-2001.In 1977, Fink and his students Albert Hinnen and Jim Hicks, discovered a method to transform yeast cells, a procedure that allows scientists to introduce genetic material (DNA) from another organism into living yeast cells so that the expression and hereditability of the introduced DNA can be studied.He received Gruber Prize in Genetics in 2010.


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