Awards & Winners

Randy Schekman

Date of Birth 30-December-1948
Place of Birth Saint Paul
(United States of America, Minnesota, Ramsey County, Area code 651)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Randy W. Schekman, Randy Wayne Schekman
Profession Chemist
Randy Wayne Schekman is an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, and former editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 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. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1992. Schekman shared the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with James Rothman and Thomas C. Südhof.

Awards by Randy Schekman

Check all the awards nominated and won by Randy Schekman.


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells)


Massry Prize
(Cellular memranes)
E. B. Wilson Medal


Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
(For their discovery of cellular membrane trafficking, a process that cells use to organize their activities and communicate with their environment.)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For discoveries revealing the universal machinery that orchestrates the budding and fusion of membrane vesicles \u2014 a process essential to organelle formation, nutrient uptake, and secretion of hormones and neurotransmitters.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For the identification of proteins involved in intracellular traffic and vesicle fusion.)