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It has been a privilege to pursue knowledge for its own sake and to see how it might help mankind in more practical ways.

 
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Paul Nurse
Paul Nurse
  • Born: January 25, 1949
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Scientist

Sir Paul Maxime Nurse FRS FMedSci HonFREng HonFBA MAE, is an English geneticist, former President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Leland Hartwell and Tim Hunt for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division of cells in the cell cycle.