Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to a C. elegans Scientist

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to a C. elegans Scientist

Dr Martin Chalfie at Columbia University won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien in Oct 2008.

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2008/index.html

Dr Chalfie is credited with the pioneering the use of GFP in C. elegans. Now almost every C. elegans lab uses GFP in worms.