Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866-1945) of Lexington is the only Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize. He received the Nobel in medicine in 1933 for pioneering research in genetics.
Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866-1945) of Lexington is the only Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize. He received the Nobel in medicine in 1933 for pioneering research in genetics. UK Special Collections
Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866-1945) of Lexington is the only Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize. He received the Nobel in medicine in 1933 for pioneering research in genetics. UK Special Collections

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October 04, 2016 5:19 PM