Randy Schekman

1948 - Today

Randy Schekman

Randy Wayne Schekman (born December 30, 1948) is an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley and former editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open-access journal published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust launching in 2012. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1992. Schekman shared the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with James Rothman and Thomas C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Randy Schekman has received more than 165,748 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 245th most popular physician.

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  • 170k

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  • 55.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Randy Schekman ranks 244 out of 438Before him are William Cullen, Jan Jesenius, Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Agnodice, Hans Berger, and Ludwig Guttmann. After him are Jack Kevorkian, Alexander Bogdanov, Rembert Dodoens, Gavriil Ilizarov, Hinrich Lichtenstein, and Realdo Colombo.

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Among people born in 1948, Randy Schekman ranks 88Before him are Tim Staffell, István Sándorfi, Don Airey, Jimmy Cliff, Michel Suleiman, and Christopher A. Pissarides. After him are Johnny Ramone, Lars Lagerbäck, Siim Kallas, Nick Drake, Jonathan Hyde, and James Ellroy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randy Schekman ranks 1,912 out of 12,171Before him are E. E. Cummings (1894), Paul Cohen (1934), Carl Reiner (1922), Julie Harris (1925), Mike Markkula (1942), and George Lakoff (1941). After him are Gene Tierney (1920), Paris Hilton (1981), Ellen Axson Wilson (1860), Tonya Harding (1970), Lewis Hine (1874), and Chris Cooper (1951).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Randy Schekman ranks 29Before him are Harvey Cushing (1869), John O'Keefe (1939), Michael Stuart Brown (1941), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), Henry Heimlich (1920), and Robert Lefkowitz (1943). After him are Jack Kevorkian (1928), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), Peter Agre (1949), Horace Wells (1815), Richard Axel (1946), and George Huntington (1850).