Smithies shares Nobel prize money with 4 universities

March 26, 2008

Nobel prize winner Oliver Smithies says that the year he spent at the University of Toronto set him on the path to the prestigious award.  In recognition of this, Dr. Smithies has announced he will share his Nobel prize money with UofT's Faculty of Medicine to establish an annual lecture.  Smithies will also be donating to the University of North Carolina, the University of Oxford, and the University of Wisconsin.  The Globe & Mail