11.12.2015 - 01:11 [ N.A.T.O. ]

NATO-supported DNA researcher wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

n February 1986, Professor Sancar and Dr Paul Heelis (North East Wales Institute, United Kingdom) received a NATO Collaborative Research Grant, supporting them to engage in a multi-year research project entitled “The photochemical studies of the mechanism of DNA photolyase”. The grant also allowed Prof. Sancar to visit his colleague in the UK several times to conduct experiments together.