David Julius

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David Julius
Born (1955-11-04) November 4, 1955 (age 68)
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology
University of California, Berkeley
Known forIdentification of Kex2 prohormone convertase; Cloning of serotonin and purinergic receptors; Discovery of noxious hot, cold, and irritant receptors
Spouse(s)Holly Ingraham
AwardsNobel Prize for Medicine (2021)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysiology Biochemistry Neuroscience
InstitutionsColumbia University
University of California, San Francisco
Doctoral advisorJeremy Thorner
Randy Schekman
Other academic advisorsRichard Axel[1]
Alexander Rich

David Julius (born November 4, 1955) is an American physiologist. He is known for his work on molecular mechanisms of pain sensation and heat. He is a professor at the University of California, San Francisco.

Julius won the 2010 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine and the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.[2][3] He also won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Ardem Patapoutian.[4]

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  1. "Julius Lab at UCSF Mission Bay | David Julius Lab". Archived from the original on May 23, 2013. Retrieved November 30, 2013.
  2. "Julius Named to Receive the Shaw Prize". ucsf.edu. Archived from the original on April 29, 2019. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  3. "David Julius, PhD 49th Faculty Research Lecture Award". senate.ucsf.edu. Archived from the original on August 1, 2020. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  4. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021". NobelPrize.org. Archived from the original on October 4, 2021. Retrieved October 4, 2021.

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