Woman of the Day – Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

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Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard is a German biologist who won the Nobel Peace prize along with her colleagues Eric Wieschaus and Edward B. Lewis, for research into genetics in embryonic development. She also serves on the National Ethics Council of Germany to help assess the ethical concerns of research in the life sciences.


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