Randy Schekman

1948 - Today

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Randy Wayne Schekman (born December 30, 1948) is an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, former editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and former editor of Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology. 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 185,389 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Randy Schekman is the 274th most popular physician (down from 244th in 2019), the 2,499th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,912th in 2019) and the 31st most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Randy Schekman ranks 274 out of 509Before him are Norman Bethune, Vladimir Dal, Johann Conrad Dippel, Richard Wilhelm, Leon Pinsker, and Friedrich Hoffmann. After him are Hakaru Hashimoto, August Oetker, Andrew Taylor Still, Richard Axel, Filippo Pacini, and Michael DeBakey.

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Among people born in 1948, Randy Schekman ranks 120Before him are Joschka Fischer, Carel Struycken, Barbara Hershey, Kathy Reichs, Roger Williamson, and Hema Malini. After him are Philippe Garrel, Dušan Bajević, Valeri Kharlamov, Christopher A. Pissarides, Jan Hammer, and Kate Jackson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randy Schekman ranks 2,499 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Michael Glaser (1943), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981), John McTiernan (1951), Joan Didion (1934), and J. Presper Eckert (1919). After him are John Frusciante (1970), Diane Ladd (1935), Stella Adler (1901), Edward Gorey (1925), Jack Nicklaus (1940), and Daniel Inouye (1924).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Randy Schekman ranks 31Before him are John Harvey Kellogg (1852), John O'Keefe (1939), Peter Agre (1949), George H. Hitchings (1905), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), and William Bates (1860). After him are Andrew Taylor Still (1828), Richard Axel (1946), Michael DeBakey (1908), Harvey Cushing (1869), Robert Lefkowitz (1943), and Horace Wells (1815).