Michael Rosbash

1944 - Today

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Michael Morris Rosbash (born March 7, 1944) is an American geneticist and chronobiologist. Rosbash is a professor and researcher at Brandeis University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Rosbash's research group cloned the Drosophila period gene in 1984 and proposed the Transcription Translation Negative Feedback Loop for circadian clocks in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Rosbash has received more than 197,571 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Michael Rosbash is the 319th most popular biologist (down from 247th in 2019), the 3,074th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,245th in 2019) and the 47th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Michael Rosbash ranks 319 out of 844. Before him are Johann Bauhin, Carlo Allioni, Juan Ignacio Molina, Joseph Gaertner, Erich von Tschermak, and Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst. After him are Albert Günther, Harald Sverdrup, Princess Therese of Bavaria, Erik Acharius, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, and Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck.

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Among people born in 1944, Michael Rosbash ranks 189Before him are Marc Ouellet, Frances de la Tour, Patrick Sercu, Pierre Deligne, James Michel, and Candy Darling. After him are Brenda Lee, Ulf Stark, Alan Stivell, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Richard Ford, and Ronald Lauder.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Rosbash ranks 3,074 out of 15,968. Before him are Don Henley (1947), Jerry Sloan (1942), Lana Del Rey (1985), William E. Moerner (1953), Sun Ra (1914), and Fred Lawrence Whipple (1906). After him are Eric Stoltz (1961), Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1909), David Ausubel (1918), Bobby Kimball (1947), Wilson Pickett (1941), and Herb Alpert (1935).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Michael Rosbash ranks 47Before him are Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), Wilder Penfield (1891), George Smith (1941), Michael W. Young (1949), Martha Chase (1927), and Martin Chalfie (1947). After him are H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Bruce Beutler (1957), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Theodore Gill (1837), James Rothman (1950), and Joel Asaph Allen (1838).