University | 12:18 pm | October 10, 2012 | By Jonathon Cai and Jane Darby Menton

Yale alum wins Nobel Prize

Brian Kobilka MED '81. Photo by Stanford University.

Earlier today, Brian Kobilka MED ’81 was one of two American scientists awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He will share the prize with his former mentor, Robert Lefkowitz, a professor of biochemistry at Duke University. Kobilka and Lefkowitz have made significant progress in unraveling the workings of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), a large »