Dr. John Sulston is the Founding Diretor of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, and is an honorary fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2002. John Sulston graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1963. He has worked mainly on the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, but latterly has been involved with the sequencing of the human genome. In 1991 he received the Gairdner Foundation Internatinal Award and in 2000 received the Pfizer Prize for Innovative Science.

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