Nobel Prizes - 2006

In Chemistry

"For his Studies of the Molecular Basis of Eukaryotic Transcription"

Roger D. Kornberg
USA
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
b. 1947

In Physiology or Medicine

"For their Discovery of RNA Interference - Gene Silencing By Double-Stranded RNA"

Andrew Z. Fire Craig C. Mello
1/2 of the prize 1/2 of the prize
USA USA
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, USA
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA, USA
b. 1959 b. 1960

In Physics

"For their Discovery of the Blackbody Form and Anisotropy of The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation"

John C. Mather George F. Smoot
1/2 of the prize 1/2 of the prize
USA USA
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD, USA
University of California
Berkeley, CA, USA
b. 1946 b. 1945