Yeast, cows and GM mice – 2013 Nobel Prize highlights contribution of model organisms in biomedical science

This morning the The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. S├╝dhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells". The work that is being recognized today certainly fits … Continue reading Yeast, cows and GM mice – 2013 Nobel Prize highlights contribution of model organisms in biomedical science