Edward M De Robertis

Title(s)Professor, Biological Chemistry
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-7843-1869 Additional info
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    Universidad de la Republica, UruguayMD03/1971Medicine
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    Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay1971Gold Medal to top Medical Student
    UCLA School of Medicine1985  - presNorman Sprague Chair in Molecular Oncology
    Societe de Biologie, Paris, France2008Membre D'Honneur
    International Society of Developmental Biologists2009Ross Harrison Prize in Developmental Biology
    Pontifical Academy of Sciences, The Vatican2009Academician
    Universite Sorbonne, Paris, France2013Doctor Honoris Causa
    National Academy of Sciences2013Member
    Universidad de la Republica del Uruguay2016Doctor Honoris Causa
    Academia Nacional de Buenos Aires2019Corresponding Member
    Academia Nacional del Uruguay2019Corresponding Member
    Soc. of Naturalists, St. Petersburg2020Kowalevsky Medal in Evo-Devo
    Society of Developmental Biology2021Lifetime Achievment Award
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute1995  - 2019Investigator
    European Molecular Biology Organization1982EMBO member

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    Edward De Robertis is the Norman Sprague Professor of Biological Chemistry. He studies morphogen gradient formation in early development and in cancer. His work defined the Chordin/BMP/Tolloid signaling gradient, and the role of membrane trafficking in the generation of the Wnt canonical signal. De Robertis is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Academia de Ciencias de America Latina, EMBO, and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican.
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    Gastrulation in Mice and Frogs
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute 016909Jul 14, 1994 - Oct 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH R01HD027700Aug 1, 1991 - Jul 31, 1996
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cell-cell communication in Xenopus development
    NIH R01HD021502Apr 1, 1986 - Jun 30, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH R37HD021502Apr 1, 1986 - Aug 14, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator

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