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Alexander Jacob Varshavsky
November 8, 1946
|Known for||N-end rule of ubiquitination|
Alexander Jacob Varshavsky (Russian: Александр Яковлевич Варшавский; born 8 November 1946) is a Russian-American biochemist, noted for his discovery of the N-end rule of ubiquitination. A native of Moscow, he is currently researching at Caltech.
In 2014 he was awarded the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his work.
|1999||Gairdner Foundation International Award|
|2000||Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research|
|2001||Wolf Prize in Medicine|
|2001||Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize|
|2006||March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology|
|2010||Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science|
|2011||BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award|
|2012||King Faisal International Prize|
|2012||Otto Warburg Medal|
|2014||Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences|
|2014||Albany Medical Center Prize|
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