Yoshinori Ohsumi facts for kids
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Ohsumi in 2015
|Born||February 9, 1945
|Alma mater||University of Tokyo|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2016)|
|Institutions||Tokyo Institute of Technology|
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Ohsumi is a professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology's Frontier Research Center. He got the Kyoto Prize for Basic Science in 2012.
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Ohsumi addressed at Gairdner Foundation International Award Ceremony (at the Royal Ontario Museum on October 29, 2015)
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