Roger Y. Tsien

Roger Tsien
Roger Tsien-press conference Dec 07th, 2008-2.jpg
Tsien in 2008
Roger Yonchien Tsien (錢永健)

(1952-02-01)February 1, 1952
DiedAugust 24, 2016(2016-08-24) (aged 64)
ResidenceSan Diego, California
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma mater
Known for
Spouse(s)Wendy Globe[1]
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2008)
  • Golden Goose Award (2012)
  • E. B. Wilson Medal (2008)
  • Rosenstiel Award (2006)
  • ForMemRS (2006)[3]
  • Wolf Prize in Medicine (2004)[4]
  • Keio Medical Science Prize (2004)
  • EMBO Membership (2005)[5]
  • Dr A.H. Heineken Prize (2002)
  • Artois-Baillet Latour Health Prize (1995)
  • Gairdner Foundation International Award (1995)
Scientific career
The design and use of organic chemical tools in cellular physiology (1976)
Doctoral advisorRichard Adrian
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tsien.
Roger Y. Tsien
Traditional Chinese錢永健
Simplified Chinese钱永健

Roger Yonchien Tsien (simplified Chinese: 钱永健; traditional Chinese: 錢永健; pinyin: Qián Yǒngjiàn; February 1, 1952 – August 24, 2016) was a Chinese-American biochemist. He was a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego.[7] He was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein with organic chemist Osamu Shimomura and neurobiologist Martin Chalfie.[8][9][10]

  • references


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Roger Y. Tsien, chemist shared Nobel for tool to research Alzheimer's, dies at 64". The Washington Post. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. Tsien, Roger Y. (1998). "The Green Fluorescent Protein". Annual Review of Biochemistry (Annual Reviews) 67 (1): 509–544. 10.1146/annurev.biochem.67.1.509. 
  3. Anon (2006). "Professor Roger Tsien ForMemRS". London: the original on 2015-11-17. One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the website where:

    All text published under the heading 'Biography' on Fellow profile pages is available under "Royal Society Terms, conditions and policies". Archived from the original on September 25, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

  4. The Wolf Prize in Medicine in 2004 (detail)
  5. Anon (2016). "Roger Tsien EMBO Profile". Heidelberg: European Molecular Biology Organization.
  6. "钱永健研水母发光盼助治癌 (Tsien hopes jellyfish fluorescence research can help cancer therapy)". Lianhe Zaobao (in Chinese). October 3, 2008. Retrieved October 4, 2008..
  7. "Roger Tsien at UCSD Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry". UCSD. 2008. Archived from the original (Official web page) on October 15, 2008. Retrieved November 4, 2008.
  8. "2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Laureates" (Official web page). The Nobel Foundation. October 8, 2008. Retrieved October 8, 2008.
  9. Tsien Nobel Prize lecture
  10. Tsien, Roger Y. (2010). "The 2009 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: Roger Y. Tsien, Chemistry 2008". Journal of Visualized Experiments (35). 10.3791/1575. 1940-087X. 3152217. 20072108.  open access publication – free to read

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تۆرکجه: راجر تسین
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português: Roger Tsien
română: Roger Tsien
русский: Тсиен, Роджер
slovenčina: Roger Tsien
српски / srpski: Роџер Чен
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Roger Y. Tsien
svenska: Roger Tsien
татарча/tatarça: Роҗер Тсиен
Türkçe: Roger Y. Tsien
українська: Роджер Цянь
Tiếng Việt: Roger Y. Tsien
Yorùbá: Roger Y. Tsien
中文: 钱永健