Francis Harry Compton Crick, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material", genetics, molecular biology
Elizabeth H. Blackburn - 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".
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Kary B. Mullis - Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, for inventing PCR. In this lecture he talks about his inspiration and explains the process. Apparently he was on LSD when inspiration struck (but that is not mentioned here!