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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider, and Jack Szostack this week each won one-third of the Nobel Prize for Medicine 2009 for their discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase. Greider is a professor and director of Molecular Biology and Genetics in the Johns Hopkins Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences. Blackburn is a professor of biochemistry and biophysics at the University of California, Berkeley. Szostack is a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School.

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