J. Michael Bishop

1936 - Today

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John Michael Bishop (born February 22, 1936) is an American immunologist and microbiologist who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Harold E. Varmus and was co-winner of 1984 Alfred P. Sloan Prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. Michael Bishop has received more than 120,952 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. J. Michael Bishop is the 220th most popular biologist (down from 176th in 2019), the 2,252nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,575th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, J. Michael Bishop ranks 220 out of 844Before him are Eva Ekeblad, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, René Lesson, Georges J. F. Köhler, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, and John Gould. After him are Arthur Tansley, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, Rupert Sheldrake, Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, and Friedrich Loeffler.

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Among people born in 1936, J. Michael Bishop ranks 122Before him are Jannis Kounellis, Koji Sasaki, Aleida March, A. B. Yehoshua, Charles Dutoit, and Frances Shand Kydd. After him are Ken Mattingly, Andrew Grove, Costas Simitis, Glenda Jackson, Carol Gilligan, and Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, J. Michael Bishop ranks 2,252 out of 15,968Before him are Chris Evans (1981), Agnes Smedley (1892), Richard Schiff (1955), Lee Grant (1927), Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), and Steven Chu (1948). After him are Elias Howe (1819), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), Tom Ford (1961), Damon Wayans (1960), Tito Puente (1923), and Frank Zane (1942).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, J. Michael Bishop ranks 36Before him are Edward B. Lewis (1918), Daniel Nathans (1928), Robert Gallo (1937), Paul Greengard (1925), James Dwight Dana (1813), and Leland H. Hartwell (1939). After him are Howard Martin Temin (1934), Jeffrey C. Hall (1945), Wilbur Scoville (1865), Craig Venter (1946), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), and Wilder Penfield (1891).