Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard





Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (born 20 October 1942 in Magdeburg ) is a German biologist. She won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1991 and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995, together with Eric Wieschaus and Edward B. Lewis, for their research on the genetic control of embryonic development. Today she lives in Bebenhausen, Germany.