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Sulston, John

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Personal name headingSulston, John
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Birth date1942-03-27
Death date2018-03-06
Place of birthCambridge (England)
Field of activityGenomics
AffiliationSanger Centre (Hinxton, England)
University of Cambridge
Found inThe common thread, 2002: t.p. (John Sulston) jkt. (Former director of the Sanger Centre, Cambridge; F.R.S.; kinighted in 2001)
Washington post WWW site, viewed March 12, 2018 (John E. Sulston, a scientist who won the Nobel Prize for work on one of the lowliest of nature's creatures, which provided insights into the genetic processes by which human beings develop, and who also led the British effort to decode the human genome, died March 6 [2018] at 75; the Wellcome Sanger Institute, which succeeded a genome research organization that Dr. Sulston founded, confirmed to the Associated Press that he had died; Dr. Sulston's Nobel in physiology or medicine came in 2002 for painstaking observation of the development of every one of the thousand-odd cells of a nematode, C. elegans; John Edward Sulston was born March 27, 1942, in Cambridge, England; after graduating from the University of Cambridge in 1963, he stayed on to study chemistry as a graduate student, receiving a doctorate in 1966; the Wellcome Trust built a laboratory in Cambridge, where Dr. Sulston was director from 1992 to 2000)