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Richard Axel, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2004

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Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, New York, United States
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Occupation: Molecular biologist
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About Richard Axel, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2004

Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946) is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His work on the olfactory system won him and Linda Buck, a former postdoctoral research scientist in his group, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2004.

Notable awards

  • Richard Lounsbery Award (1989)
  • Gairdner Foundation International Award (2003)
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2004)
  • ForMemRS (2014)
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1946
July 2, 1946
New York, Kings County, New York, United States