#5681 Overall Influence

Peter Agre

American chemist, recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Peter Agre is an American physician, Nobel Laureate, and molecular biologist, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute. In 2003, Agre and Roderick MacKinnon shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes." Agre was recognized for his discovery of aquaporin water channels. Aquaporins are water-channel proteins that move water molecules through the cell membrane. In 2009, Agre was elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and became active in science diplomacy.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Duke University

Private university in Durham, North Carolina, United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

University of Basel

University in Basel, Switzerland

Northeastern University

Private university in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

University of Leeds

University in Leeds, United Kingdom

Augsburg University

University in Minneapolis, USA

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#510 World Rank
#563 World Rank