Awards & Winners

Jeffrey C Hall

Date of Birth 1945
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
Also know as Jeffrey C. Hall
Jeffrey C. Hall is an American geneticist and chronobiologist. He got his Ph.D. in genetics in 1971 at University of Washington, and moved on to a faculty position at Brandeis University in 1974.In 1984 the team of Hall and Michael Rosbash cloned the Period gene in Drosophila melanogaster which can control the animal's biological rhythms. They also discovered that the mRNA and protein encoded by this gene show circadian oscillations.

Awards by Jeffrey C Hall

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Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For his pioneering discoveries concerning the biological clock responsible for circadian rhythms.)
Massry Prize
(Genetics of Drosphila, function of the nervous system; molecular neurogenetics of courtship and molecular neurogenetics of biological rhythms)