Paul Nurse

President, Rockefeller University; Nobel Laureate

Paul Nurse, Ph.D, is a British biochemist. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Leland H. Hartwell and R. Timothy Hunt for their discoveries regarding cell cycle regulation by cyclin and cyclin dependent kinases.  He became Rockefeller University's ninth president in 2003.

Paul Nurse's Contributions