Former MU Professor Wins Nobel Prize

A former professor at the University of Missouri  found out early this morning [Wednesday] that he is a recipient of a Nobel Prize for chemistry.

George P. Smith was a professor at the University for 40 years in the Division of Biological Sciences.

Smith, along Gregory Winter in Cambridge, England will share half of the $1.1 million award.

Smith was instrumental in developing a new way to evolve proteins.

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