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Roger Kornberg

Roger Kornberg

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2006

"for his studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription."

Nobel Medal Cash and Philanthropy

Roger D. Kornberg’s unshared Nobel Prize was about $1.4 million. He stated that he would use the money to pay off debts and buy a new car. The previous day he had left his car, a Volvo of 20 yrs. in the repair shop.

Roger Kornberg
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Name: Roger Kornberg
Birth: 24 April 1947, St. Louis, MO, USA
Institution: Stanford University School of Medicine
Award: "for his studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription."
Portion of Cash: 1/1
Nobel Medal Cash and Philanthropy