Yoshinori Ohsumi facts for kids
Ohsumi in 2015
|Born||February 9, 1945
|Institutions||Tokyo Institute of Technology|
|Alma mater||University of Tokyo|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2016)|
Autophagy is the process that cells use to break down and recycle cellular components. This allows the orderly recycling of cellular components.
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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