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François Jacob
Born (1920-06-17)17 June 1920[1]
Nancy, France
Died 19 April 2013(2013-04-19) (aged 92)[1]
Paris, France
Citizenship French
Alma mater University of Paris
Known for Operon[2][3]
Notable awards

Grand Prix Charles-Leopold Mayer (1962)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1965)
ForMemRS (1973)[4]

Spouse Lise Bloch (4 children)
Geneviève Barrier (m. 1999)

Evolution is a tinkerer.
One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead… to produce future.
Francois Jacob
For me, this world of questions and the provisional, this chase after an answer that was always put off to the next day, all that was euphoric. I lived in the future.
Francois Jacob
I had turned my anxiety into my profession.