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Oliver Smithies won the 2007 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, and is UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner. Smithies developed the initial method for gene targeting that led to mice that model hundreds of human diseases.
Chemistry professor Gary Pielak is the first UNC scientist to win a National Institutes of Health Pioneer Award. The award will fund him to research the spatial structure of proteins, and develop equipment to measure the proteins in various types of cells.