Bioscience

From Jellyfish to Plants to Everything Alive: How a Magic Marker Altered Bioscience

October 16, 2008

By Flinn Foundation

[Source; Deb Daun, BIO5] – In a fortunate stroke of collaboration, a University of Arizona scientist has helped transform the Nobel-prize winning idea of marking cells with the bright green glow of a jellyfish into a basic tool of modern bioscience.

Plant Sciences Professor and BIO5 member David Galbraith, PhD, said today that he felt a personal attachment to the Nobel Prize given on Wednesday to Martin Chalfie and two others. The prize honored Chalfie