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Keith Yamamoto

American biochemist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Keith R. Yamamoto is Vice Chancellor for Research, Executive Vice Dean of the School of Medicine, and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco, UCSF. He is known for his Molecular Biology and Biochemistry research on nuclear receptors and his involvement in science policy. He identified the genomic sequences to which the glucocorticoid receptor binds in order to control gene transcription termed "glucocorticoid response elements". He is also a leader in science policy, serving as Chairman of the Board on Life Sciences at the National Academy of Sciences, as well as numerous government and public advisory boards, including the NIH Center for Scientific Review Advisory Council.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Iowa State University

Public research university in Ames, Iowa, United States

University of California, San Francisco


Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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How’s this person influential?
#5296 World Rank