Nobel Highlights from Stanford Medicine
Ready for the Nobels? Warm up with this quiz on Stanford Medicine's laureates
Test your knowledge about the eight Stanford Medicine researchers who have been awarded a Nobel Prize in the medical school's 110-year history.
Eight Nobel Prize winners over the past six decades
Physiology or Medicine (2013)
Paul Berg - Chemistry (1980) for "his fundamental studies of the biochemistry of nucleic acids, with particular regard to recombinant DNA." Shared with Walter Gilbert and Frederick Sanger who were recognized "for their contributions concerning the determination of base sequences in nucleic acids".
Arthur Kornberg – Physiology or Medicine (1959) shared with Severo Ochoa "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid." Kornberg died 2007.