Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

1942 - Today

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

Christiane (Janni) Nüsslein-Volhard (born 20 October 1942) is a German developmental biologist and 1995 Nobel Prize-winner. Nüsslein-Volhard earned her PhD in 1974 from the University of Tübingen, where she studied protein-DNA interaction. She won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1991 and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995, together with Eric Wieschaus and Edward B. Lewis, for their research on the genetic control of embryonic development. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard has received more than 155,130 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 116th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ranks 116 out of 686Before her are Pierre André Latreille, Giovanni Sartori, Linda B. Buck, Nikolay Pirogov, Dmitri Ivanovsky, and Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber. After her are Joshua Lederberg, Gerald Edelman, Jan Swammerdam, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Edward B. Lewis, and Johan Christian Fabricius.

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Among people born in 1942, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ranks 81Before her are Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vladimír Mečiar, Stanley B. Prusiner, Lee Kun-hee, Tasuku Honjo, and Pál Schmitt. After her are Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Daniel Dennett, László Sólyom, Conrad Schumann, and Sandro Mazzola.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ranks 910 out of 3,763Before her are Carl David Tolmé Runge (1856), Gottfried Feder (1883), Walter Dornberger (1895), Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912), Eugen Dühring (1833), and William V, Duke of Bavaria (1548). After her are Kurt Koffka (1886), Emil Erlenmeyer (1825), Rainer Weiss (1932), Levin August von Bennigsen (1745), Marie of Prussia (1825), and Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ranks 16Before her are Ernst Mayr (1904), Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795), Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748), Bernard Katz (1911), Julius Richard Petri (1852), and Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739). After her are Erwin Neher (1944), Walther Flemming (1843), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709), Theodor Escherich (1857), Hermann Schlegel (1804), and Bert Sakmann (1942).

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