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Richard Roberts
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Born in Derby, Derbyshire
Born on 6th of September 1943

Born 1943 - British molecular biologist and Nobel Prize winner.

Educated at University in Sheffield. Moved to USA in 1969. Discovered that genes contain sections of DNA which carry no genetic information. Shared the 1993 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.

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