Albert Lasker Award
for Special Achievement in Medical Science

Sydney Brenner

For 50 years of brilliant creativity in biomedical science—exemplified by his legendary work on the genetic code; his daring introduction of the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans as a system for tracing the birth and death of every cell in a living animal; his rational voice in the debate on recombinant DNA; and his trenchant wit. (More >)

Sydney Brenner