Highlighting 7 JoVE publications authored by Nobel laureates

Raveena Khatri

While the 2021 Nobel Prizes are being announced, we take the opportunity to highlight all our Nobel laureates, and the research articles they published in JoVE;

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020

Michael Houghton

Together with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.”

JoVE Publication: An ELISA Based Binding and Competition Method to Rapidly Determine Ligand-receptor Interactions (2016)

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

Frances Arnold

She was awarded for pioneering the use of directed evolution to engineer enzymes.

JoVE Publication: High Throughput Screening of Fungal Endoglucanase Activity in Escherichia coli

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

Ben Feringa

Together with Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Jean-Pierre Sauvage, “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.”

JoVE Publication: Light-driven Molecular Motors on Surfaces for Single Molecular Imaging

The Nobel winner for Physiology or Medicine 2012

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John B. Gurdon

He was awarded for his groundbreaking research on Stem Cells. 

JoVE Publication: Manipulation and In Vitro Maturation of Xenopus laevis Oocytes, Followed by Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection, to Study Embryonic Development

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009

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Jack Szostak

He was awarded “for discovering how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.”

JoVE Publication: Preparation, Purification, and Use of Fatty Acid-containing Liposomes

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007

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Oliver Smithies

He was awarded for developing a gene-targeting technique in mice using homologous recombination.

JoVE Publication: A Simple Method for the Size-Controlled Synthesis of Stable Oligomeric Clusters of Gold Nanoparticles under Ambient Conditions

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005 

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Robert H. Grubbs

He was awarded for his work on olefin metathesis.

JoVE Publication: An In Vitro Enzymatic Assay to Measure Transcription Inhibition by Gallium(III) and H3 5,10,15-tris (pentafluorophenyl) corroles

At JoVE, we strive to make scientific research and protocols more accessible and understandable through video, including protocols by these top scientists who, as per Alfred Nobel’s will, have ‘conferred the most significant benefit to humankind.