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Brian Kobilka
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Born
Brian Kent Kobilka

May 30, 1955 (1955-05-30) (age 65)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Minnesota Duluth, Yale University, Washington University School of Medicine
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2012)
Scientific career
Fields Crystallography
Institutions Stanford University, Duke University
Academic advisors Robert Lefkowitz

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.



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