Paul L. Modrich

Paul Lawrence Modrich (born Juin 13, 1946) is an American biochemist, James B. Duke Professor o Biochemistry at Duke Varsity an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He received a Ph.D. degree in 1973 frae Stanford Varsity an a B.S. degree in 1968 frae MIT. He is kent for his resairch on DNA mismatch repair.[1] Modrich received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015, jyntly wi Aziz Sancar an Tomas Lindahl.[2][3]

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Paul L. Modrich, Nobel Laureate in chemistry in Stockholm December 2015
BornPaul Lawrence Modrich
(1946-06-13) 13 Juin 1946 (age 74)
Raton, New Mexico, U.S.
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materMIT, Stanford Varsity (PhD)
Kent forClarification o cellular resistance tae carcinogens
Scientific career
FieldsDNA mismatch repair
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  1. "Paul Modrich Awarded 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry". HHMI. HHMI. October 7, 2015. Retrieved December 13, 2015.
  2. Broad, William J. (October 7, 2015). "Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for DNA Studies". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved December 13, 2015.
  3. Staff (October 7, 2015). "THE NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY 2015 - DNA repair – providing chemical stability for life" (PDF). Nobel Prize. Retrieved December 13, 2015.