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Elisa Izaurralde

Uruguayan biochemist and molecular biologist

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Elisa Izaurralde was an Uruguayan biochemist and molecular biologist. She served as Director and Scientific Member of the Department of Biochemistry at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen from 2005 until her death in 2018. In 2008, she was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, shared with Elena Conti, for "fundamental new insights into intracellular RNA transport and RNA metabolism". Together with Conti, she helped characterize proteins important for exporting mRNA out of the nucleus and later in her career she helped elucidate mechanisms of mRNA silencing, translational repression, and mRNA decay.

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University of Geneva

Public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland

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#1638 World Rank
Biology
#72140 World Rank
Physics
#83324 World Rank
Chemistry
#142619 World Rank
Economics
#173324 World Rank
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