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Brian Kobilka
BornBrian Kent Kobilka
(1955-05-30) May 30, 1955 (age 65)
Little Falls, Minnesota, United States
InstitutionsStanford University, Duke University
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota Duluth, Yale University, Washington University School of Medicine
Academic advisorsRobert Lefkowitz
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2012)

Brian Kent Kobilka (born May 30, 1955) is an American physiologist. He is best known for his work with G protein-coupled receptors, for which he was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Robert Lefkowitz.He is currently a professor in the department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He was named a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2011. [1] [2]


  1. "清华大学医学院". 2012-12-16. 
  2. "CNS NEWS BRIEFS Oct-23-2012". 2013-02-15. 

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This person won a Nobel Prize