Dr. Greider obtained her BA degree in Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1983. In 1987, she received her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley while working in Dr. Blackburn's laboratory. Dr. Greider received the Schering-Plough Scientific Achievement Award, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 1997 and the Cornelius Rhodes Award in 1996.
Canada Gairdner International Award
Nobel Prize Winner
For the discovery of the structure of telomeres and the enzyme that synthesizes them.
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA