Jack W. Szostak
- Year and place of birth : 1952 at London
- County : United Kingdom
Nobel Prize in 2009 in the field of medicine
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.