The Peter & Patricia Gruber Foundation has named Whitehead Institute founding member Gerald Fink the recipient of the 2010 Gruber Genetics Prize in honor of his "pioneering work in yeast genetics." Fink says in a Whitehead statement that "this award was quite a surprise, a good surprise," and that "it represents recognition by my peers, which is really the ultimate, because the

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