Irwin Rose

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Birthday
16, 1926
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jun 2, 2015 (88)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1926
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jun 2, 2015 (88)

About

American biologist who received the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation. He was a professor at Yale School of Medicine's department of biochemistry from 1954 to 1963.

Before Fame

He received his B.S. in 1948, and his Ph.D. in biochemistry in 1952 from the University of Chicago.

Trivia

He served in the Navy during World War II.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Zelda Budenstein.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize four years before Martin Chalfie.