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biochemist , structural biologist

Roger David Kornberg, American biochemist, structural biologist. Member of National Academy of Sciences, European Molecular Biology Organization (foreign associate), American Academy Arts & Sciences, Japanese Bio-chemical Society (honorary).

Background

Kornberg, Roger David was born on April 24, 1947 in St. Louis. Son of Arthur and Sylvy Ruth (Levy) Kornberg.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Stanford University, California, 1972.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, 1972—1973, junior fellow, 1973—1974, member science staff, 1974-1975. Assistant professor biological chemistry Harvard Medical School, 1976-1977. Professor structural biology Stanford University School Medicine, since 1978, chairman department, 1984-1992, Winzer professor structural biology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of National Academy of Sciences, European Molecular Biology Organization (foreign associate), American Academy Arts & Sciences, Japanese Bio-chemical Society (honorary).

Connections

Married Yahli Deborah Lorch, September 18, 1984. Children: Guy, Maya, Gil.

father:
Arthur Kornberg

mother:
Sylvy Ruth (Levy) Kornberg

Spouse:
Yahli Deborah Lorch

Child:
Guy Kornberg

Child:
Maya Kornberg

Child:
Gil Kornberg