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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's President Congratulates Alumna on Winning Nobel Prize
Date:10/6/2009

Carol Greider, Ph.D., for 10 years a CSHL Fellow and Faculty Investigator, made major discoveries in telomere biochemistry and regulation

Cold Spring Harbor, NY (Vocus) October 6, 2009 -- In response to the announcement today that Carol Greider, Ph.D., has been named a Nobel Laureate, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory President Bruce Stillman said, "Congratulations to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) alumna Carol Greider and her colleagues Elizabeth Blackburn and Jack Szostak for winning the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.

"Carol was one of the first young scientists to be appointed a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Fellow. By selecting her for this unique program, we recognized her as an outstanding young investigator with the potential to become a leader in biomedical research. During her fellowship from 1988-1990, she identified the key mechanism by which the telomerase enzyme adds DNA to the ends of chromosomes. Carol continued her research career at CSHL as a member of our faculty from 1990-1997. We are proud of Carol's scientific achievements and grateful to her for continuing to support CSHL as part of this Institution's Scientific Advisory Council."

CSHL has played a significant role in promoting research on telomeres, dating back to investigations led by CSHL alumna and Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock, the renowned plant geneticist who discovered that the ends of broken chromosomes are unstable, but that the natural ends -- which she called telomeres -- are stable. Telomeres are now understood to be regions of repetitive DNA at the ends of chromosomes which prevent them from degradation during cell division.

The first major scientific meeting devoted to telomeres was held at CSHL's Banbury Center in 1994. The organizers included Carol Greider and Elizabeth Blackburn. This initial meeting on telomeres was followed by a series of lar
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