Michael W. Young
Born: 1949, Miami, FL, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm"
Prize share: 1/3
"for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"
"for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events"
"for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism"