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By Dr Tushar Chauhan October 07, 2022

A Short Biography of Nobel Prize Winner Svante Pääbo

Svante Pääbo awarded the 2022’s Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology. Here is a short biography and achievements of Svante Pääbo.

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Svante Pääbo was born in Stockehalm 20 April, 1955. He is a Swedish evolutionary geneticist.

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1986, he was awarded a doctorate degree for proposing the role of the E19 protein of adenovirus in modulating the immune response.

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He married Linda Vigilant, an American geneticist. They have a son and daughter. He was born by the extramarital affair of his father.

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Personal life

On 3 October 2022, he was awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for his outstanding contribution to evolutionary genetics.

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He sequenced the genome of Neanderthal and Denisovans and establish the evolutionary relationships of such hominins with modern-day Homo sapiens.

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In 2004, he published a book named Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genome.

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The net worth of Svante Pääbo is 1 to 3 million dollars.

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Net worth

Svante Pääbo is 67 years old and still active in scientific research.

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For his groundbreaking achievements, contribution to genetics and evolution and decoding the mystery of neanderthal, science will remember him for decades.

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