Osamu Shimomura

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下村 脩
Shimomura Osamu
Born27 August 1928(1928-08-27)
Kyoto, Japan
Dee'd19 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 10 October 2008.
  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 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008". The Official Web Site of the Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 4 November 2008.