下村脩(1928-)生物学者(有機化学・海洋生物学)。オワンクラゲの緑色蛍光タンパク質の発見。2008年ノーベル化学賞受賞。
 

Biography





1951
B.S. Nagasaki University 
1960
Ph.D. (Nagoya University)
1959-1963
Assistant Professor, Nagasaki University
1960-1963
Research Associate, Princeton University
1963
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Nagoya University
1965-1982
Senior Scientist, Princeton University
1981-2000
Professor, Boston University 
1982-
Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratories, MBL, WHMBL
2001
Emeritus Professor, Boston University 
2008
Special Senior Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratories, MBL, WHMBL

Award and Prize





2004
Pearse Prize
2005
Emile Chamot Award
2007
Asahi Prize
2008
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 
2008
The Order of Culture
 

Research and Achievements





  • The discovery of the proteins aequorin and green fluorescent protein (GFP)

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