The nobel prize in Medicine/Physiology 2013

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Karolinska Institute's Chairman of the Nobel committee for physiology or medicine Juleen Zierath talks, as images of the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine — James Rothman and Randy Schekman, of the US, and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof — are projected on a screen, in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday (7th Oct 2013).

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The nobel prize in Medicine/Physiology 2013

  1. 1. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 Source : "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2013. Web. 7 Oct 2013. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/ 2013/> Dr. D.S.Murty, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
  2. 2. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ 07-10-2013 • The Nobel Assembly at “Karolinska Institutet” has today decided to award the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof • for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells
  3. 3. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ About the scientists Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells"
  4. 4. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ James E. Rothman • Born: 3 November 1950, Haverhill, MA, USA • Affiliation at the time of the award: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Phto: © Yale University
  5. 5. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ James E. Rothman • James E. Rothman was born 1950 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA. • He received his PhD from Harvard Medical School in 1976, was a postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and moved in 1978 to Stanford University in California, where he started his research on the vesicles of the cell. • Rothman has also worked at Princeton University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute and Columbia University. • In 2008, he joined the faculty of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, where he is currently Professor and Chairman in the Department of Cell Biology.
  6. 6. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ Randy W. Schekman • Randy W. Schekman • Born: 30 December 1948, St. Paul, MN, USA • Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA Photo: H. Goren. © HMI
  7. 7. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ Randy W. Schekman • Randy W. Schekman was born 1948 in St Paul, Minnesota, USA, studied at the University of California in Los Angeles and at Stanford University, where he obtained his PhD in 1974 under the supervision of Arthur Kornberg (Nobel Prize 1959) and in the same department that Rothman joined a few years later. • In 1976, Schekman joined the faculty of the University of California at Berkeley, where he is currently Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell biology. Schekman is also an investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
  8. 8. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ Thomas C. Südhof • Born: 22 December 1955, Goettingen, Germany • Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA Phoo: © S. Fisch
  9. 9. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ Thomas C. Südhof • Thomas C. Südhof was born in 1955 in Göttingen, Germany. He studied at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, where he received an MD in 1982 and a Doctorate in neurochemistry the same year. • In 1983, he moved to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA, as a postdoctoral fellow with Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein (who shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine). • Südhof became an investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 1991 and was appointed Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University in 2008.
  10. 10. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ About their discovery
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  14. 14. http://murtyds.blogspot.com/ First Reaction…! “My first reaction was, “Oh, my God!” said Dr. Schekman in a statement released by Berkeley. “That was also my second reaction.”

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