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 251,860 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Carol W. Greider is the 666th most popular biologist (down from 297th in 2019), the 6,119th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,601st in 2019) and the 82nd most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Carol W. Greider ranks 666 out of 844Before her are Émil Goeldi, Mary F. Lyon, William John Burchell, Gaston Bonnier, Jacob Christian Schäffer, and Keith Campbell. After her are Paul Henri Lecomte, Richard Thomas Lowe, John Jacob Abel, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw, Benjamin Smith Barton, and Alexei Fedchenko.

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Among people born in 1961, Carol W. Greider ranks 181Before her are Pumpuang Duangjan, Dana Reeve, Omar Razzaz, Armin Laschet, Chendo, and Penny Johnson Jerald. After her are Tom Byron, Anna Oxa, Oleksandr Zavarov, Maggie Wheeler, Jonathan Coe, and Doris Dragović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carol W. Greider ranks 6,119 out of 15,968Before her are Ralph Metcalfe (1910), Frank Churchill (1901), Rosie O'Donnell (1962), Darlene Love (1941), Conlon Nancarrow (1912), and Criss Angel (1967). After her are Tim Hardin (1941), Albert George Wilson (1918), Gordon Parks (1912), Busby Berkeley (1895), Frankie Genaro (1901), and John Holt (1923).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Carol W. Greider ranks 82Before her are Thomas Say (1787), Craig Mello (1960), Jack Horner (1946), Alfred Sturtevant (1891), Stanley Norman Cohen (1935), and Robert Sapolsky (1957). After her are John Jacob Abel (1857), Benjamin Smith Barton (1766), George Newbold Lawrence (1806), Albert Charles Smith (1906), James P. Allison (1948), and George C. Williams (1926).