Alfred Hershey and his son, Peter, at the Nobel Prize ceremonies.
Eric Wieschaus accepting his Nobel Prize from the King of Sweden, 1995.
Fred Sanger, late 1940's.
Fred Sanger and his wife, 1940.
George Beadle at the Nobel Awards ceremonies.
Frederick Sanger received two Nobel prizes (in the same category), for his work on protein sequencing and DNA sequencing.
Fred Sanger (middle) at age 11 with his older brother and younger sister.
Barbara McClintock at the Nobel ceremonies, 1983.
1958 Nobel Prize winners: (L-R) George Beadle, Edward Tatum (Physiology or Medicine), I. Tamm (Physics), F. Sanger (Chemistry), P. Cherenkov (Physics), I. Frank (Physics), Joshua Lederberg (Physiology or Medicine).
A gene is a discrete sequence of DNA nucleotides