Modrich Shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 7, 2015
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

Paul L. Modrich, PhDDuke Cancer Institute's Paul L. Modrich, PhD, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry; Tomas Lindahl, MD, PhD, of the Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory in the UK; and Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, have been named recipients of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for mechanistic studies of DNA repair. More at Duke Today. #movingfurtherfasterandwithgreaterpurpose Click to make a gift to support Duke Cancer Institute breakthrough science.

Michael B. Kastan, MD, PhD, executive director of the DCI, speaks with media at a press conference hosted the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. Media were invited to speak with 2015 Nobel Prize recipients and their representatives. Photo contributed by Cara Rousseau, Duke University News.