Wed 22 October 2008, The Independent

Prof. George Palade: Nobel prize-winner whose work laid the foundations for modern molecular cell biology

During the last century experimental biology was transformed from a largely descriptive endeavour to a mainstream biomedical science and, at the turning point in the 1950s, George Palade made a series of outstanding contributions. Described as "the most influential cell biologist ever", he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1974.
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