Roger Kornberg


Nobel Prize Winner, Prof. At Stanford, Former Board member, Teva

Roger Kornberg - Roger D. Kornberg is a biochemist and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Roger is a Prof. for Biochemistry and structural biology at Stanford University, Chairman at Cocrystal Discovery Inc, ChromaDex Corporation, StemRad, Ltd, Oplon Ltd, and Pacific Biosciences. Kornberg. He has also been a director for the following companies: OphthaliX Inc., Protalix BioTherapeutics, Can-Fite BioPharma, Ltd, Simploud and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. Kornberg has published over 150 peer-reviewed research papers on phospholipid and chromatin structure, gene regulation and transcription control. In 2006, Kornberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for his studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription." In addition to the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Dr. Kornberg is the recipient of numerous scientific awards, including the 2006 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, the 2002 Léopold Mayer Prize - the highest award in biomedical sciences granted by the French Academy of Science - and the 2001 Welch prize, among the most prestigious awards available to U.S. chemists.