Pioneered the idea of using fish eggs to study the effects of cancer causing substances on cell growth.
Neurobiologist who has used the common fruit fly as a model to study aging and human neurodegenerative diseases such as Lou Gehrig's disease and Alzheimer's.
An expert in understanding the weird and wonderful world of marine creatures that live deep under the Arctic ice.
Pioneered a key laboratory technique that led to the creation of the Salk polio vaccine.
Discovered that stem cells could be harvested from human adult skin and that they could be used to grow nerve cells that could potentially help people with spinal cord injuries or Parkinson's disease.
Authority on plant hybridization, especially of lilies.
A world leader in developmental biology
World-famous Down syndrome researcher
Developed dermatoglyphics, the study of skin patterns on the hands and feet.
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