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Blobel, Gunter (Guenter Blobel)

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Born: 1936 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Biologists

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1936 - Born on the 21st of May in Waltersdorf in the Prussian Province of Lower Silesia. German cytologist and molecular biologist.

1960 - Graduated at the University of Tübingen.

1967 - Received his Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

1978 - Awarded the National Academy of Sciences' U.S. Steel Foundation Award in Molecular Biology.

1982 - Recipient of Gairdner Foundation International Award.

1986 - Appointed to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

1993 - Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.

1995 - Ciba Drew Award in Biomedical Research.

1996 - Received the King Faisal Award.

1997 - Mayor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology.

1999 - Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery that newly synthesized proteins contain "address tags" which direct them to the proper location within the cell.

2003 - Blobel works at the Rockefeller University, New York City.


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