Brian Kobilka

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Birthday
30, 1955
Birthplace
Little Falls, MN
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Little Falls, MN

About

Received the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on G protein-coupled receptors. He is also the co-founder of ConfometRx, a biotechnology company.

Before Fame

He attended Yale School of Medicine and the University of Minnesota.

Trivia

He used to work at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and he became a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2011.

Family Life

He has two children with his wife Tong Sun Thian.

Associated With

He shared the Nobel Prize with his colleague Robert Lefkowitz.