Linda B. Buck

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Linda B. Buck

Linda Brown Buck (born January 29, 1947) is an American biologist best known for her work on the olfactory system. She was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Richard Axel, for their work on olfactory receptors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Linda B. Buck has received more than 136,430 page views. Her biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 112th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Linda B. Buck ranks 112 out of 686Before her are Ralph M. Steinman, John Franklin Enders, Roger Guillemin, Susumu Tonegawa, Pierre André Latreille, and Giovanni Sartori. After her are Nikolay Pirogov, Dmitri Ivanovsky, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Joshua Lederberg, and Gerald Edelman.

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Among people born in 1947, Linda B. Buck ranks 47Before her are Kevin Kline, César Gaviria, Rob Rensenbrink, Gerd Binnig, Bruno Latour, and Sofia Rotaru. After her are Zahi Hawass, Richard Dreyfuss, Jonathan Pryce, Robert Englund, Farrah Fawcett, and Jonathan Banks.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Linda B. Buck ranks 1,104 out of 12,171Before her are Robert Wise (1914), Dr. Dre (1965), James Horner (1953), William Boeing (1881), George Takei (1937), and Steve Ditko (1927). After her are Alicia Keys (1981), Britney Spears (1981), Condoleezza Rice (1954), George Foreman (1949), Edna Purviance (1895), and Otis Redding (1941).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Linda B. Buck ranks 16Before her are Edward Tatum (1909), Lynn Margulis (1938), Alfred Hershey (1908), George Davis Snell (1903), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), and John Franklin Enders (1897). After her are Joshua Lederberg (1925), Gerald Edelman (1929), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Robert Whittaker (1920), Carl Woese (1928), and E. O. Wilson (1929).