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Question 1: [1] He shared the 2008 ________ along with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP".
Nobel Prize in ChemistryFrederick SangerRudolph A. MarcusElias James Corey

Question 2: She later joined him on the faculty of ________.
Rutgers UniversityColumbia UniversityCornell UniversityNew York University

Question 3: Chalfie's lab uses the nematode ________ to investigate aspects of nerve cell development and function.
Drosophila melanogasterCaenorhabditis elegansModel organismArabidopsis thaliana

Question 4: [4][10] When he woke up, he knew the prize would have been announced already, so he said "Okay, who's the ________ that got the Prize this time?" And so he opened up his laptop, got to the Nobel Prize site and found out that he was the schnook!
List of English words of Hebrew originList of English words of Yiddish originYiddish languageYinglish

Question 5: [3] In the summer of 1971, his research at the laboratory of Jose Zadunaisky at ________ resulted in his first publication.
Princeton UniversityBrown UniversityYale UniversityHarvard University

Question 6: He conducted his postdoctoral research at the LMB with ________ and John Sulston, and the three published a paper in 1985 on "The Neural Circuit for Touch Sensitivity in C. elegans".
John E. SulstonSydney BrennerH. Robert HorvitzJack W. Szostak

Question 7: With revived confidence,[3] he returned to Harvard for graduate studies under Robert Perlman, and received his ________ in 1977.
DoctoratePostgraduate educationDoctor of PhilosophyAcademic degree

Question 8: [7] Chalfie then left the LMB in 1982 to join the faculty of ________ in the department of biological sciences and continued to study C. elegans touch mutants.
New York UniversityCornell UniversityRutgers UniversityColumbia University

Question 9: Martin Chalfie was a keynote speaker at a symposium hosted by ________'s Young Investigators Review, a student run undergraduate science journal.
Rutgers UniversityColumbia UniversityCornell UniversityStony Brook University

Question 10: He matriculated at ________ in 1965, intending to be a math major[3], but he switched to biochemistry because it combined his interests in chemistry, math, and biology.
Rutgers UniversityHarvard UniversityHarvard CrimsonBrown University


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