|Died||19 November 2013 (aged 95)|
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Sanger is a two-time
In 1958 he was given a Nobel prize in chemistry "for his work on the structure of proteins, especially that of
Sanger retired in 1983 to his home, "Far Leys", in Swaffham Bulbeck outside Cambridge.
In 1992, the
Although he retains his dislike of violence, he has lost his Quaker religious faith and calls himself an agnostic. In an interview published in the
In 2007 the British Biochemical Society was given a grant by the Wellcome Trust to catalogue and preserve the 35 laboratory notebooks in which Sanger recorded his remarkable research from 1944 to 1983. In reporting this matter, Science journal noted that Sanger, "the most self-effacing person you could hope to meet", was now spending his time gardening at his