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5 Things to Know About Nobel Prize Winner Yoshinori Ohsumi

The Japanese professor refers to himself as "a basic researcher in yeast"
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Self-cannibalization and computer graphics win 2012 Kyoto Prizes

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The Inamori Foundation announced this year’s Kyoto Prizes today. Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi won the prize in Basic Science, and Dr. Ivan Edward Sutherland won the prize in Advanced Technology. Ohsumi, a professor at the Frontier Research ...

'Self-Eating' Cells Nab Medicine Nobel for Japanese Scientist

News / International Affairs : World from Newser

Samples of baker's yeast helped propel a biologist from Japan into the winner's slot for this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the BBC reports. Yoshinori Ohsumi was announced as the recipient of this year's prize for hi...

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to Japan’s Yoshinori Ohsumi

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Kicking off this year’s Nobel Prize announcements, the Nobel Assembly at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet on Monday awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine to the Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discove...

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi Wins Nobel Prize For Research On 'Self-Eating Cells'

Technology : Forbes: Tech

Japanese scientist Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Medicine for his study of autophagy, which could play a major part in treating disease and prolonging human life.

2016 Nobel Prize Winner Yoshinori Ohsumi's Discoveries Could Change How We Treat Disease

News : Huffington Post

Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, won the 2016 Nobel Prize on Monday for his research on autophagy ? a metabolic recycling process in which cells eat parts of themselves to survive and stay healthy. His initial work, first st...


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