Roger Tsien

Breeding and Building Molecules to Spy on Cells and Disease Processes

February 27, 2011

Dr. Roger Tsien was the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP. His numerous other awards include the Burks Prize for Outstanding Research in Pharmacology from the Western Pharmacological Society, the Distinguished Scientist Award from the National Heart Association and the Spiers Memorial Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain.