Birthday of Alexander Fleming 6 August 1881 Today is the birthday of Scottish biologist Sir Alexander Fleming, born on this day in history, 6 August Fleming received the 1945 Nobel Prize in medicine for his discovery of the penicillin vaccine.
Thomas C. Südhof--------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".
Alexander Fleming: Aug born in Scotland, discovered penicillin in It was finally tested, purified and in use in Penicillin changed the course of medicine. Fleming was knighted in 1944 and given the Nobel Prize in
James Dewey Watson, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material", genetics, molecular biology
Jack W. Szostak - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase".