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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies congratulates Aziz Sancar on the recent announcement of his Nobel Prize in Chemistry. (Photo by Max Englund, UNC Health Care)

‘And then there were two’

Aziz Sancar became Carolina's second Nobel laureate when he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in DNA repair. He shares the prize with Thomas Lindahl of the Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory in Great Britain, and Paul Modrich of Duke University School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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