Richard Axel Biologist

Richard Axel is an American molecular biologist. He was born on July 02, 1946 (74 years old) in Brooklyn, New York.

About

Richard Axel is a molecular biologist whose work on the olfactory system won him and Linda B. Buck a former post-doctoral scientist in his research group the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2004. In their landmark paper published in 1991 Buck and Axel cloned olfactory receptors showing that they belong to the family of G protein coupled receptors. read more

Is Richard Axel still alive?

Yes, Richard Axel is still alive Last check: 1 year ago

What is Richard's zodiac sign?

Richard Axel zodiac sign is cancer.

Awards (10)

Awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2004 , awarded Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Neuroscience Research in 1998 , awarded Rosenstiel Award in 1996 , awarded Perl-UNC Prize in 2002 , awarded Alan T. Waterman Award in 1982 ,

Education

He graduated from Stuyvesant High School, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine

When is Axel's next birthday?

Richard Axel was born on the , which was a Tuesday. He will be turning 75 in only 46 days from today (17 May, 2021).

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