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Wolf Prize Winner is Nobel Winner

Dr. Barbara McClintock, the winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize for medicine, was the recipient of the Israeli Wolf Foundation Prize in 1981. The 81-year-old biologist from Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York, received the $100,000 Wolf Award for her discovery that genes can move from one spot to another on the chromosomes of a plant and change the future generations of plants it produces. This discovery also led to her winning the Nobel Prize.