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Aaron Ciechanover

Aaron Ciechanover
Director,
Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences
and Professor of Biochemistry
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel

2000 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

For the discovery and the recognition of the significance of the ubiquitin system of regulated protein degradation, a fundamental process that influences vital cellular events, including the cell cycle, malignant transformation, and responses to inflammation and immunity.

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In his remarks at the 2000 Lasker Awards ceremony, Michael S. Brown, a member of the 2000 Lasker Awards Jury, comments on the character of this year's winners of the Award for Basic Medical Research.

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