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Carol W. Greider

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Carolyn Widney Greider (born April 15, 1961) is an American molecular biologist and Nobel laureate. She joined the University of California, Santa Cruz as a Distinguished Professor in the department 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 265,030 page views. Her biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Carol W. Greider is the 281st most popular biologist (up from 665th in 2019), the 2,923rd most popular biography from United States (up from 6,115th in 2019) and the 49th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Carol W. Greider ranks 281 out of 841Before her are Wilhelm Peters, Nikolai Severtzov, John Hughlings Jackson, Othenio Abel, René Louiche Desfontaines, and Josif Pančić. After her are John Gould, Joel Asaph Allen, Jack W. Szostak, Phillip Allen Sharp, Ludwik Fleck, and Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini.

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Among people born in 1961, Carol W. Greider ranks 78Before her are Daniele Massaro, Heather Locklear, Alexandre Desplat, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Lea Thompson, and Amr Diab. After her are The Edge, Guido Buchwald, Andy Fletcher, Eric Stoltz, Chad Smith, and Bonnie Hunt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carol W. Greider ranks 2,923 out of 18,182Before her are Robert Garrett (1875), Nichelle Nichols (1932), Frank Stallone (1950), George Huntington (1850), Clarence Brown (1890), and Judith Resnik (1949). After her are Audre Lorde (1934), Stephen Smale (1930), Terence McKenna (1946), J. P. Guilford (1897), Don Norman (1935), and Kurtwood Smith (1943).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Carol W. Greider ranks 49Before her are H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Craig Venter (1946), James Dwight Dana (1813), Martin Chalfie (1947), Wilder Penfield (1891), and Clair Cameron Patterson (1922). After her are Joel Asaph Allen (1838), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), James Rothman (1950), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), and Dennis Meadows (1942).