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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Nobel Sharing

These days, Nobel prizes are often shared among researchers.  It's interesting that those who win Nobel prizes are also shared among universities.

From the UCLA Newsroom:

UCLA alumnus Randy Schekman, a professor of molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his role in figuring out how proteins are secreted and transported in human cells. He shares the prize with James E. Rothman of Yale University and Thomas C. Südhof of Stanford University for solving the mystery of how the cell organizes its transport system. Schekman became the seventh UCLA alumnus to win the Nobel Prize, and the first to receive the prize in physiology or medicine. "UCLA students, alumni and faculty are leaders in their fields, and their contributions have bettered society in innumerable ways," said UCLA Chancellor Gene Block. "Our legacy of Nobel laureates reflects our university's role at the forefront of discovery, and we congratulate Professor Schekman and his fellow Nobel Prize winners on this extraordinary honor."...

Full media release at http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/randy-schekman-molecular-biologist-248784.aspx 

It's nice for UCLA to share with Berkeley.  We've all been taught to share from an early age:
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