Martin Chalfie

1947 - Today

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Martin Lee Chalfie (born January 15, 1947) is an American scientist. He is University Professor at Columbia University. He shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP". He holds a Ph.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Chalfie has received more than 137,232 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Martin Chalfie is the 307th most popular biologist (down from 253rd in 2019), the 2,977th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,303rd in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Martin Chalfie ranks 307 out of 844Before him are Eugenius Warming, Félix d'Herelle, Conrad Moench, Oscar Hertwig, Eduard Rüppell, and Georg August Goldfuss. After him are Alexander von Middendorff, Georg Franz Hoffmann, Othenio Abel, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Edward Daniel Clarke, and Johann Bauhin.

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Among people born in 1947, Martin Chalfie ranks 169Before him are Edward Yang, Philippe Herreweghe, Jiro Taniguchi, Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Emmylou Harris, and Su Tseng-chang. After him are Jiří Kylián, Laurie Anderson, Noritaka Hidaka, Mitch Mitchell, Nick Castle, and Larry David.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Chalfie ranks 2,977 out of 15,968Before him are Billy Gibbons (1949), Clark Gregg (1962), Gregg Popovich (1949), George Huntington (1850), Martin Ritt (1914), and Laura Linney (1964). After him are George Pullman (1831), Jacques Futrelle (1875), Claire Lee Chennault (1890), John Cheever (1912), Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (1822), and Felicity Huffman (1962).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Martin Chalfie ranks 46Before him are Craig Venter (1946), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), Wilder Penfield (1891), George Smith (1941), Michael W. Young (1949), and Martha Chase (1927). After him are Michael Rosbash (1944), H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Bruce Beutler (1957), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Theodore Gill (1837), and James Rothman (1950).