Human genome pioneers are awarded Nobel prizeBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7368.791 (Published 12 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:791
- Lynn Eaton
Two Britons and an American have been awarded the $1m (£0.6m; €:1m) Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for 2002 for their pioneering research that began in 1974 and has underpinned subsequent work on the human genome.
They are Sydney Brenner, a British national born in South Africa and now at the Molecular Sciences Institute, Berkeley, California; John Sulston, former director of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Centre, Cambridge, England; and Robert …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial