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Varmus Nobel: When, what?

Ian A. York iayork at panix.com
Wed Jan 17 13:06:55 EST 1996

In article <4dj9k1$98s at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, EdRegis <edregis at aol.com> wrote:
>Can anyone tell me in what year virologist Harold Varmus won his Nobel
>prize?  And was it in physiology/medicine or chemistry?  

He won it in 1989; it was medicine/physiology, for his work on 

(I didn't know this, I just used the Alta Vista search engine [the best of
the lot, in my opinion] to look up "varmus" and "nobel".  There's a brief
biography of Varmus at
and a Nobel Prize listing at 


                      Ian York   (iayork at panix.com)
      "-but as he was a York, I am rather inclined to suppose him a
       very respectable Man." -Jane Austen, The History of England

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