Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Turkey: Prof. Dr. Aziz Sancar - 2015 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Aziz Sancar (born 8 September 1946) is a Turkish-American biochemist and molecular biologist specializing in DNA repair, cell cycle checkpoints, and circadian clock. In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Tomas Lindahl and Paul L. Modrich for their mechanistic studies of DNA repair. He has made contributions on photolyase and nucleotide excision repair in bacteria that have changed his field.  Sancar is currently the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Aziz Sancar - 2015 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry - Issued: 10-12-2015

Many thanks to Baris for this nice Cover!

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