Roger D. Kornberg#


Roger D. Kornberg
Membership Number:3448
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://kornberg.stanford.edu





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2003 Winzer Professor of Sructural Biology, Department of Structural Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California
  • 1978-2003 Professor of Structural Biology, Department of Structural Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine
  • 1984-1992 Chairman and Professor of Structural Biology, Dept. of Structural Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine
  • 1976-1977 Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry, Dept. of Biol. Chemistry, Harvard Med. School, Boston, Massachusetts

Fields of Scholarship
  • Transcription
  • RNA polymerases
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Chromosomes

Honours and Awards
  • 1981 Eli Lilly Award
  • 1982 Passano Award
  • 1990 Ciba-Drew Award
  • 1993 Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • 1995 Honorary Fellow, Biochemical Society of Japan
  • 1997 Harvey Prize, Israel
  • 1998 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2000 Gairdner International Award*, Canada
  • 2001 Hoppe-Seyler Award, Germany
  • 2001 Honorary Degree, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2001 Welch Award in Chemistry*
  • 2002 Merck Award
  • 2002 Le Grand Prix Charles-Leopold Mayer, France
  • 2002 Foreign Associate, European Molecular Biology Organization
  • 2003 Pasarow Award in Cancer Research
  • 2003 Honorary Degree, University of Umea, Sweden
  • 2005 Sloan Prize in Cancer Research
  • 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Sweden
  • 2008 Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky Award of the IUPAB
  • 2008 Ahmed Zewail Prize, Wayne State University
  • 2008 American Philosophical Society
  • 2009 Foreign Member, the Royal Society
  • 2010 Pauling Legacy Award
  • 2010 Santiago Grisolia Prize, Valencia, Spain
  • 2011 Frank Westheimer Prize, Harvard University


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