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Thomas C. Südhof

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Thomas Südhof
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Thomas C. Südhof in Baeza in 2013
Born
Thomas Christian Südhof

(1955-12-22) December 22, 1955 (age 65)
NationalityGerman
American[1][2]
Alma materRWTH Aachen University
University of Göttingen (PhD)
Known forPresynaptic Neuron
Synaptic Transmission
Spouse(s)Lu Chen
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsBiology
Institutions
ThesisDie biophysikalische Struktur der chromaffinen Granula im Lichte ihres Osmometerverhaltens und ihrer osmotischen Lyse (1982)
Doctoral advisorVictor P. Whittaker
Website

Thomas Christian Südhof (born December 22, 1955),ForMemRS, is a German-American biochemist. He is known for his study of synaptic transmission.[5]

Südhof, James Rothman and Randy Schekman won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work on vesicle trafficking.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ist der Nobelpreisträger Südhof überhaupt Deutscher?". Focus. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  2. Medizinnobelpreisträger Thomas Südhof „Ich habe wieder einen deutschen Pass“, Berliner Zeitung, 27 January 2014 (German)
  3. Anon (2017). "Professor Thomas Sudhof ForMemRS". royalsociety.org. Royal Society.
  4. "CAP - Thomas Sudhof". Med.stanford.edu. 2008-06-20. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  5. Vierbuchen, Thomas; Ostermeier, Austin; Pang, Zhiping P.; Kokubu, Yuko; Südhof, Thomas C.; Wernig, Marius (2010). "Direct conversion of fibroblasts to functional neurons by defined factors". Nature. 463 (7284): 1035–1041. Bibcode:2010Natur.463.1035V. doi:10.1038/nature08797. PMC 2829121. PMID 20107439.
  6. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved October 7, 2013.