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UC Nobel Prize Winners

October 15, 2000

The University of California has been home to 43 Nobel Prize winners. Last week, three UC professors won prizes for chemistry, physics and economics. Here is a list of Nobel laureates.

Berkeley

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Laureate Year Field Ernest O. Lawrence 1939 Physics John H. Northrop 1946 Chemistry Wendell M. Stanley 1946 Chemistry William F. Giauque 1949 Chemistry Edwin M. McMillan 1951 Chemistry Glenn T. Seaborg 1951 Chemistry Emilio G. Segre 1959 Physics Owen Chamberlain* 1959 Physics Donald A. Glaser* 1960 Physics Melvin Calvin 1961 Chemistry Charles H. Townes* 1964 Physics Luis W. Alvarez 1968 Physics Czeslaw Milosz* 1980 Literature Gerard Debreu* 1983 Economic science Yuan T. Lee* 1986 Chemistry John C. Harsanyi 1994 Economics Daniel L. McFadden* 2000 Economic science

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Irvine

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Laureate Year Field Frederick Reines 1995 Physics F. Sherwood Rowland* 1995 Chemistry

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Los Angeles

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School/Laureate Year Field Willard F. Libby 1960 Chemistry Julian Schwinger 1965 Physics Donald J. Cram* 1987 Chemistry Paul D. Boyer* 1997 Chemistry Louis J. Ignarro* 1998 Physiology or medicine

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San Diego

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School/Laureate Year Field Harold C. Urey 1934 Chemistry Linus Pauling 1954 Chemistry Francis H.C. Crick* 1962 Physiology or medicine Maria Goeppert-Mayer 1963 Physics Robert W. Holley 1968 Physiology or medicine Hannes Alfven 1970 Physics George E. Palade* 1974 Physiology or medicine Renato Dulbecco* 1975 Physiology or medicine Roger Guillemin 1977 Physiology or medicine Harry M. Markowitz* 1990 Economic science Paul Crutzen* 1995 Chemistry

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San Francisco

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Laureate Year Field J. Michael Bishop* 1989 Physiology or medicine Harold E. Varmus 1989 Physiology or medicine Stanley B. Prusiner* 1997 Physiology or medicine

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Santa Barbara

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Laureate Year Field J. Robert Schrieffer 1972 Physics Walter Kohn* 1998 Chemistry Alan J. Heeger* 2000 Chemistry Herbert Kroemer* 2000 Physics

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Laureate Year Field Robert B. Laughlin 1998 Physics

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* Currently on staff or affiliated with a UC campus

Source: University of California

Compiled by MALOY MOORE / Los Angeles Times

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