François Jacob (1920-2013)

Nobel prize for Medicine (1965). Former Member of the Advisory Council for the City of Arts & Sciences.
François Jacob, científico perteneciente al paseo de los científicos del Museu

François Jacob has his own star in the 'Paseo de los Científicos' (‘Walk of Prominent Scientists), itself a nod in the direction of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Here, visitors can follow a line of stars that represent some of the most important scientists of our times who have visited this museum or who have a rapport with it.

Nobel prize for Medicine (1965), shared with André Lwoff and Jacques Monod, for their discoveries relating to the genetic control of enzymes and virus synthesis.