The Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry jointly went to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 was awarded for mechanistic studies of DNA repair. The award was jointly given to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar.
According to the press release by the Nobel Institute, “Their work has provided fundamental knowledge of how a living cell functions and is, for instance, used for the development of new cancer treatments.”
The winners will share the 8 million Swedish kronor (about $960,000) prize money. Each winner will also get a diploma and a gold medal at the annual award ceremony on Dec. 10, the anniversary of the death of prize founder Alfred Nobel.