Table 4 Some landmark discoveries in yeast
Topic of discoveriesYearAwardInvestigators
Regulated cell division1998Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research AwardLee Hartwell, Yoshio Masui, and Paul Nurse
Regulated cell division2001The Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineLee Hartwell, Tim Hunt, and Paul Nurse
Vesicle trafficking2002Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research AwardJames Rothman and Randy Schekman
Vesicle trafficking2013The Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineJames Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas S├╝dhof
Transcription2006The Nobel Prize in ChemistryRoger Kornberg
Telomeres2006Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research AwardElizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider, and Jack Szostak
Telomeres2009The Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineElizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider, and Jack Szostak
Chaperones2011Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research AwardFranz-Ulrich Hartl and Arthur Horwich