Randy Schekman

Randy W. Schekman
Randy Wayne Schekman (born December 30, 1948) is an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley and former editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.wikipedia
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Thomas C. Südhof

Thomas Südhof
Schekman shared the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with James Rothman and Thomas C. Südhof for their ground-breaking work on cell membrane vesicle trafficking.
Südhof, James Rothman and Randy Schekman are the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureates for their work on vesicle trafficking.

ELife

e-Life
In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open-access journal published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust launching in 2012.
The current editor-in-chief is Michael Eisen (University of California, Berkeley), succeeding Randy Schekman who stepped down in January 2019.

James Rothman

James E. Rothman
Schekman shared the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with James Rothman and Thomas C. Südhof for their ground-breaking work on cell membrane vesicle trafficking. In 2002, Schekman received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia University along with James Rothman for their discovery of cellular membrane trafficking, a process that cells use to organize their activities and communicate with their environment.
Rothman was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on vesicle trafficking (shared with Randy Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof).

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

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In 2002, Schekman received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia University along with James Rothman for their discovery of cellular membrane trafficking, a process that cells use to organize their activities and communicate with their environment.

Vesicle (biology and chemistry)

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The Schekman Lab at that university carries out research into molecular descriptions of the process of membrane assembly and vesicular traffic in eukaryotic cells including yeast.
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was shared by James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Südhof for their roles in elucidating (building upon earlier research, some of it by their mentors) the makeup and function of cell vesicles, especially in yeasts and in humans, including information on each vesicle's parts and how they are assembled.

Miller Institute

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In 2008 he was named the first Miller Senior Fellow of the Miller Institute at the University of California Berkeley.
The first 5-year award went to Professor Randy Schekman, illustrating the high standard of the Senior Fellows.

Western High School (Anaheim, California)

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He graduated from Western High School in Anaheim, California, in 1966.

Arthur Kornberg

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He received a PhD in 1975 from Stanford University for research on DNA replication working with Arthur Kornberg.
Kornberg's intellectual children include I. Robert Lehman, Charles C. Richardson, Randy Schekman, William T. Wickner, James Rothman, Arturo Falaschi and Ken-ichi Arai.

Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize

Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry
In 2002, Schekman received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia University along with James Rothman for their discovery of cellular membrane trafficking, a process that cells use to organize their activities and communicate with their environment.

Massry Prize

He was awarded the Massry Prize from the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, in 2010.

David Julius

He attained his doctorate from University of California, Berkeley in 1984, under joint supervision of Jeremy Thorner and Randy Schekman.

David Baker (biochemist)

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Baker did his graduate work in biochemistry at the University of California, Berkeley in the laboratory of Randy Schekman, where he worked predominantly on protein transport and trafficking in yeast.

Academic journal publishing reform

Academic Spring
In December 2013, Schekman called for academic journal publishing reform and open access science publication by announcing that his lab at the University of California, Berkeley would no longer submit to the prestigious closed-access journals Nature, Cell, and Science, citing their self-serving and deleterious effects on science.
2013 Nobel Prize winner Randy Schekman called for a boycott of traditional academic journals including Nature, Cell, and Science.

List of fellows of the Royal Society elected in 2013

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Schekman was elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society (ForMemRS) in 2013.

Canada Gairdner International Award

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University of California, Berkeley

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Randy Wayne Schekman (born December 30, 1948) is an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley and former editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open-access journal published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust launching in 2012.

Max Planck Society

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In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open-access journal published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust launching in 2012.

Wellcome Trust

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In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open-access journal published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust launching in 2012.

National Academy of Sciences

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He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1992.

Rossmoor, California

Rossmoor
Schekman was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Alfred Schekman, an electrical engineer and inventor and Esther (Bader) Schekman, In the late 1950s his family moved to the new suburban community of Rossmoor, located in Orange County next to Long Beach.

Anaheim, California

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He graduated from Western High School in Anaheim, California, in 1966.

University of California, Los Angeles

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He received a BA in Molecular Sciences from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), in 1971.

University of Edinburgh

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He spent his third year at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, as an exchange student.

Stanford University

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He received a PhD in 1975 from Stanford University for research on DNA replication working with Arthur Kornberg.