H. Robert Horvitz

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H. Robert Horvitz

Howard Robert Horvitz (born May 8, 1947) is an American biologist best known for his research on the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, together with Sydney Brenner and John E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of H. Robert Horvitz has received more than 101,491 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 282nd most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, H. Robert Horvitz ranks 282 out of 686Before him are Juan Ignacio Molina, Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart, Charles Plumier, James P. Allison, Odoardo Beccari, and Antonio José Cavanilles. After him are Robert Fortune, August Grisebach, Karl Möbius, Robert Gallo, Michael W. Young, and Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach.

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Among people born in 1947, H. Robert Horvitz ranks 144Before him are Ted Danson, Christian Jacq, Alan Dale, Alain Aspect, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, and Oliver Dragojević. After him are Florian Schneider, John Adams, Joseph Daul, Rob Reiner, Alexander Rutskoy, and Bobby Kimball.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, H. Robert Horvitz ranks 2,512 out of 12,171Before him are Leonard Susskind (1940), Duane Allman (1946), Wally Schirra (1923), Raymond Smullyan (1919), Dee Dee Ramone (1951), and Neil Patrick Harris (1973). After him are Jim Garrison (1921), William Cranch Bond (1789), Susannah Mushatt Jones (1899), Louis Gossett Jr. (1936), David Strathairn (1949), and Susan Flannery (1939).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, H. Robert Horvitz ranks 44Before him are Craig Venter (1946), Michael Rosbash (1944), Martin Chalfie (1947), Wilder Penfield (1891), George Smith (1941), and James P. Allison (1948). After him are Robert Gallo (1937), Michael W. Young (1949), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), James Rothman (1950), Carol W. Greider (1961), and Bruce Beutler (1957).