Brian Kobilka

1955 - Today

Brian Kobilka

Brian Kent Kobilka (born May 30, 1955) is an American physiologist and a recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert Lefkowitz for discoveries that reveal the workings of G protein-coupled receptors. He is currently a professor in the department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is also a co-founder of ConfometRx, a biotechnology company focusing on G protein-coupled receptors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Kobilka has received more than 134,332 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 402nd most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Brian Kobilka ranks 401 out of 686Before him are Valerius Cordus, Blasius Merrem, Hermann Burmeister, Julius von Sachs, Elmer Drew Merrill, and Theodore Gill. After him are Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper, Rudolf Weigl, Ian Wilmut, Joseph Paul Gaimard, Marie Stopes, and Eugene Odum.

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Among people born in 1955, Brian Kobilka ranks 102Before him are Thomas C. Südhof, Olivier Assayas, Avram Grant, Tommy Emmanuel, Rolf Lassgård, and Jane Kaczmarek. After him are Kate Mulgrew, John de Mol Jr., Ángela Molina, Philippe Troussier, James Gosling, and Mira Furlan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brian Kobilka ranks 3,296 out of 12,171Before him are Felicity Huffman (1962), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), Theodore Gill (1837), Jay-Z (1969), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), and Carol Gilligan (1936). After him are Peter Senge (1947), Brenda Vaccaro (1939), Tyga (1989), Bernie Mac (1957), Carl Bernstein (1944), and Stanley Schachter (1922).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Brian Kobilka ranks 58Before him are Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Harold E. Varmus (1939), Martha Chase (1927), Francis Collins (1950), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), and Theodore Gill (1837). After him are Eugene Odum (1913), Luther Burbank (1849), Joel Asaph Allen (1838), Andrew Fire (1959), George Newbold Lawrence (1806), and Thomas Say (1787).