Marie Curie - Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and in Chemistry [1903 and 1911 respectively],

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Martin Chalfie--------The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008 was awarded jointly to Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie and Roger Y. Tsien "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP".

Marie Curie, née Sklodowska. A largely penniless student who worked as a governess & tutor while pursuing her dream of becoming a physicist (an unheard of occupation for a woman in the nineteenth century) she eventually found her way to Paris in 1891 where she found work at the laboratory of physicist Gabriel Lippman while continuing her studies at the Sorbonne. She was the 1st woman to win the Nobel Prize, and won a 2nd time, again a 1st.

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1964: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Prize motivation: "for her determinations by X-ray techniques of the structures of important biochemical substances"

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