7 Wiley Authors Named 2015 Nobel Laureates

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Wiley’s mission is to enable you to reach your full potential. We do that by supporting learners, authors, and professionals striving to improve human knowledge in every field. That’s why we’re proud to announce that seven of our authors were recently named 2015 Nobel Laureates. 

To celebrate these laureates accomplishments, Wiley has made a selection of their work free to access to the public. Wiley is honored to have published the works of these 2015 Nobel Laureates.

Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2015 was awarded with one half jointly to Professor William C. Campbell, of Drew University, Madison, NJ, USA and Professor Satoshi Omura, of Kitasato University, Tokyo, Japan for their discoveries, “concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites.”

Professor Campbell’s research has been published in Wiley’s Medicinal Research Reviews while Professor Omura has contributed to the European Journal of Immunology, FEBS Journal, Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, the German Chemical Society’s Angewandte Chemie, Microbiology and Immunology, the European Journal of Organic Chemistry (Wiley-VCH)and contributed to the major reference work Biotechnology.

Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics in 2015 was awarded jointly to Professor Takaaki Kajita, of the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan and Professor Arthur B. McDonald, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.” Professor McDonald’s research has previously been published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Chemistry

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Tomas Lindahl, of the Francis Crick Institute, and Clare Hall Laboratory, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; Paul Modrich, of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; and Aziz Sancar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, “for mechanistic studies of DNA repair.”

All three laureates are Wiley authors who have published papers in various journals including theEuropean Academy of Neurology’s European Journal of Neurology as well as Biotechnology and Bioengineering, International Journal of Cancer, the Encyclopedia of Molecular Medicine, Photochemistry and Photobiology, Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research and Molecular Microbiology. Professor Lindahl was also published in the Encyclopedia of Molecular Medicine while Professor Sancar has contributed to the Wiley Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology and the Handbook of Photosensory Receptors.

Economics

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded to Professor Angus Deaton, “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.” Professor Deaton is an Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. His research has been published in the Journal of Applied Econometrics, TheRoyal Economic Society’s The Economic Journal, Economic Record and the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics.

Congratulations to all of our distinguished authors for this amazing accomplishment.

Wiley has published the works more than 460 Nobel Prize Laureates. This prestigious accolade conferred on our authors reaffirms Wiley’s commitment to publishing quality content for the benefit of the research and scholarly communities.

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