Carol W. Greider

1961 - Today

Carol W. Greider

Carolyn Widney "Carol" Greider (born April 15, 1961) is an American molecular biologist and Nobel laureate. She is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Daniel Nathans Professor, and Director of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Johns Hopkins University and will be joining the faculty at UC Santa Cruz as a distinguished professor of molecular, cell, and developmental biology in October, 2020. Greider discovered the enzyme telomerase in 1984, while she was a graduate student of Elizabeth Blackburn at the University of California, Berkeley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carol W. Greider has received more than 176,310 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 297th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Carol W. Greider ranks 297 out of 686Before her are Patrick Geddes, Eugen Fischer, James Rothman, Pierre Edmond Boissier, Francisco Varela, and Pieter Bleeker. After her are Carl Correns, Alexander von Middendorff, Peter Forsskål, Morten Thrane Brünnich, Josif Pančić, and Heinrich Wilhelm Schott.

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Among people born in 1961, Carol W. Greider ranks 64Before her are Tom Ford, Wayne Gretzky, Erwin Koeman, Alexandre Desplat, Íngrid Betancourt, and Vasily Ignatenko. After her are Tom Araya, Bernard Werber, Liam Cunningham, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Amr Diab, and Lea Thompson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carol W. Greider ranks 2,602 out of 12,171Before her are Frederick Wiseman (1930), Jerome Robbins (1918), John Bates Clark (1847), Harry Dexter White (1892), Jeff Porcaro (1954), and Don Walsh (1931). After her are Donald Keene (1922), Nick Bollettieri (1931), Curtis Mayfield (1942), Moby (1965), Sam Wood (1883), and Isadore Singer (1924).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Carol W. Greider ranks 49Before her are James P. Allison (1948), H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Robert Gallo (1937), Michael W. Young (1949), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), and James Rothman (1950). After her are Bruce Beutler (1957), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Harold E. Varmus (1939), Martha Chase (1927), and Francis Collins (1950).