George W. Beadle Award

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George W. Beadle Award
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George W. Beadle (1903–1989)
Awarded for outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers
Date 1999 (1999)
Country United States
Presented by Genetics Society of America
Website www.genetics-gsa.org/awards/beadleaward.shtml

The George W. Beadle Award is a prestigious scientific prize given by the Genetics Society of America to individuals who have made “outstanding contributions” to Genetics. The Award was established in 1999 and named in honor of George Wells Beadle,[1] who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1958.

Laureates[edit]

Laureates of the Medal have included the following distinguished scientists:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Horowitz, N. H. (1995). "George Wells Beadle. 23 October 1903 – 9 June 1989". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 41: 44–26. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1995.0003. 
  2. ^ Orr-Weaver, T. (2003). "The 2003 George W. Beadle Medal; Gerald M. Rubin and Allan C. Spradling". Genetics. 164 (4): 1248–1249. PMC 1462668Freely accessible. PMID 15106662. 
  3. ^ http://www.genetics.org/content/164/2/422.full
  4. ^ Orr-Weaver, T.; Jones, E. W. (2002). "The 2001 George W. Beadle Medal. Gerald R. Fink". Genetics. 160 (2): 371–372. PMC 1461974Freely accessible. PMID 11894820. 
  5. ^ Kimble, J. (2001). "The 2000 George W. Beadle Medal. John Sulston and Robert Waterston". Genetics. 157 (2): 467–468. PMC 1461515Freely accessible. PMID 11370623. 
  6. ^ Hawley, R.; Kaufman, T. (2000). "The 1999 George W. Beadle Medal. Michael Ashburner". Genetics. 154 (1): 5. PMC 1460911Freely accessible. PMID 10681184.