This Biography is about one of the best Molecular Biologist Philip Allen Sharp including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…
|Biography Of Philip Allen Sharp|
|Real Name||Philip Allen Sharp|
|Profession||Geneticists, Biologists, Molecular Biologists|
|Famous as||Geneticist, Molecular Biologist|
|Personal Life of Philip Allen Sharp|
|Born on||06 June 1944|
|Born in||Falmouth, Kentucky|
|Family Background of Philip Allen Sharp|
|Awards||NAS Award in Molecular Biology (1980) Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize (1988) Dickson Prize (1991)
Nobel Prize (1993) National Medal of Science (2004)
|Personal Fact of Philip Allen Sharp|
Philip Allen Sharp is an American geneticist and molecular biologist won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for co-discovering RNA splicing. He shared the prize with Richard J Roberts; the two scientists worked independently on the subject. The duo discovered that individual genes are often interrupted by long sections of DNA that do not encode protein structure.
The discovery was crucial as it crushed the age-old belief that genes were continuous stretches of DNA that served as direct templates for mRNA in the assembly of proteins. Sharp’s scientific career began when he pursued a doctorate in chemistry from University of Illinois. Having gained his PhD, he started working at the California Institute of Technology before moving to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. In 1971, he joined the Center for Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he conducted his prize-winning research. For his outstanding and noteworthy scientific career, he was bestowed with numerous awards and prizes.
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