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Randy Schekman

Randy Schekman

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013
Nobel co-recipients: James E. Rothman, Thomas C. Südhof

Award: "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells."

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Randy Schekman planned to donate his Nobel Prize money of $400,000, to create an endowment for the ‘Esther and Wendy Schekman Chair in Basic Cancer Biology at UC Berkeley’. Esther and Wendy were his mother and sister who had passed away due to cancer.

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Name: Randy W. Schekman
Birth: 30 December 1948, St. Paul, MN, USA
Residence: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Award: "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells."
Portion of Cash: 1/2
Nobel Prize Cash & Philanthropy