Roger Y. Tsien

(1952-2016) 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry | Univ. of California, San Diego, United States

Roger Tsien was a Chinese American biochemist. He was a professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego. He was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry "for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein (GFP) with two other chemists: Martin Chalfie of Columbia University and Osamu Shimomura of Boston University and Marine Biological Laboratory.

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