Osamu Shimomura

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下村 脩
Shimomura Osamu
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Born27 August 1928(1928-08-27)
Kyoto, Japan
Died19 October 2018 (aged 90)
Alma materNagasaki Varsity
Nagoya Varsity
AwairdsAsahi Prize (2006)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2008)
Gowden Guiss Awaird (2012)
Scientific career
InstitutionsPrinceton Varsity
Boston Varsity Schuil o Medicine
Marine Biological Laboratory

Osamu Shimomura (下村 脩, Shimomura Osamu, born August 27, 1928; died October 19, 2018) wis a Japanese[2][3] organic chemist an marine biologist, an Professor Emeritus at Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts an Boston Varsity Schuil o Medicine. He wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008 for the discovery an development o green fluorescent protein (GFP) wi twa American scientists: Martin Chalfie o Columbia Varsity an Roger Tsien o the Varsity o California-San Diego.[4]

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  1. "Osamu Shimomura". Nndb.com. Retrieved 2008-10-10.
  2. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008
  3. 「やり始めたら、やめたらダメよ」下村さん、子たちへ(Asahi Shimbun) Shimomura said "I'm Japanese. I don't think I need to be an American." (Although he is affiliated with American universities.) Google translate
  4. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008". The Official Web Site of the Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2008-11-04.