For immediate release
Contact: Seth A. McDonnell.
8 October 2008
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm has awarded Roger Y. Tsien, Ph.D. the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP.
Dr. Tsien was the recipient of the 1991 Passano Physician Scientist award for his development of the methodology for measuring changes in calcium levels in living cells.
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