Jack W. Szostak

Genetics Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States 
origin of life
"Jack W. Szostak"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.
2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (shared)

Cross-listing: Telomere and Telomerase Tree - Chemistry Tree


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Ray J. Wu grad student 1977 Cornell (Chemistry Tree)


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Rajat Rohatgi research assistant 1992-1994 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Barbara Dunn grad student Harvard Medical School (Telomere and Telomerase Tree)
Jon Lorsch grad student Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Stephanie W. Ruby grad student (Plant Biology Tree)
Terry Orr-Weaver grad student 1979-1983 (FlyTree)
Andrew W. Murray grad student 1978-1984 Harvard Medical School (Cell Biology Tree)
Jennifer A. Doudna grad student 1989 Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Rachel Green grad student 1992 Harvard (PombeTree)
David P. Bartel grad student 1993 Harvard
Hiroaki Suga grad student 1994-1997 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Ananya Das grad student 2000 Harvard
Jack D. Pollard grad student 2000 Harvard
Jonathan M. Urbach grad student 2000 Harvard
Shelly M. Fujikawa grad student 2003 Harvard
Glen S. Cho grad student 2004 Harvard
James M. Carothers grad student 2005 Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
Irene A. Chen grad student 2005 Harvard
Justin K. Ichida grad student 2007 Harvard
Raphael J. Bruckner grad student 2010 Harvard
Mark P. Elenko grad student 2010 Harvard
Jason P. Schrum grad student 2010 Harvard
Simon G. Trevino grad student 2011 Harvard
Itay Budin grad student 2012 Harvard
Katarzyna P. Adamala grad student 2007-2013 Harvard Medical School (Neurotree)
Chun Pong Tam grad student 2013-2018 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
John C. Chaput post-doc Havard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Saurja DasGupta post-doc Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Dean S. Dawson post-doc (Cell Biology Tree)
Andrew D. Ellington post-doc MGH (Cell Biology Tree)
Aaron E. Engelhart post-doc (Chemistry Tree)
Yollete V. Guillen Schlippe post-doc (Cell Biology Tree)
Matthew C. Hartman post-doc (Chemistry Tree)
Matthew Powner post-doc Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Michael Famulok post-doc 1990-1992 Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Richard W. Roberts post-doc 1993-1997 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Sheref S. Mansy post-doc 2007 (Chemistry Tree)
Andrej Lupták post-doc 2002-2007 Harvard Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
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Zhou L, O'Flaherty DK, Szostak JW. (2020) Assembly of a ribozyme ligase from short oligomers by nonenzymatic ligation. Journal of the American Chemical Society
Zhang SJ, Duzdevich D, Szostak JW. (2020) Potentially Prebiotic Activation Chemistry Compatible with Nonenzymatic RNA Copying. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142: 14810-14813
Kindt JT, Szostak JW, Wang A. (2020) Bulk Self-Assembly of Giant, Unilamellar Vesicles. Acs Nano
Zhou L, O'Flaherty DK, Szostak JW. (2020) Template-directed copying of RNA by non-enzymatic ligation. Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English)
Duzdevich D, Carr CE, Szostak JW. (2020) Deep sequencing of non-enzymatic RNA primer extension. Nucleic Acids Research
Yildirim O, Izgu EC, Damle M, et al. (2020) S-phase Enriched Non-coding RNAs Regulate Gene Expression and Cell Cycle Progression. Cell Reports. 31: 107629
Todd ZR, Fahrenbach AC, Ranjan S, et al. (2020) Ultraviolet-Driven Deamination of Cytidine Ribonucleotides Under Planetary Conditions. Astrobiology
Lelyveld VS, Zhang W, Szostak JW. (2020) Synthesis of phosphoramidate-linked DNA by a modified DNA polymerase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Walton T, DasGupta S, Duzdevich D, et al. (2020) In vitro selection of ribozyme ligases that use prebiotically plausible 2-aminoimidazole-activated substrates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Kim SC, Zhou L, Zhang W, et al. (2020) A model for the emergence of RNA from a prebiotically plausible mixture of ribonucleotides, arabinonucleotides and 2'-deoxynucleotides. Journal of the American Chemical Society
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