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Irwin A. Rose Edit Profile

also known as Ernie

Biochemist , educator

Irwin A. Rose, American biochemist, educator. Achievements include discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation. Recipient Nobel prize in chemistry, 2004. Member of National Academy of Sciences.

Background

Rose, Irwin A. was born on July 16, 1926 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Ella Greenwald Royze.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Chicago, 1952.

Career

Faculty department biochemistry Yale University, New Haven, 1954—1963. Researcher Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, 1963—1995, retired, 1995. Distinguished professor-in-residence department physiology and biophysics University California, Irvine School Medicine, since 1997.

Served with United States Navy, World World War II.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.

Membership

Member of National Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Zelda Budenstein. 4 children.

father:
Harry Royze

mother:
Ella Greenwald Royze

spouse:
Zelda Budenstein