James E. Darnell

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James E. Darnell receiving the 2002 National Medal of Science

James Edwin Darnell Jr. (born September 9, 1930 - Columbus, Mississippi)[1] is an American biologist who made significant contributions to RNA processing and cytokine signaling and is author of the cell biology textbook Molecular Cell Biology.

In 2004, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.



  1. ^ Laureates of the 2002 National Medal of Science
  2. ^ National Science Foundation - The President's National Medal of Science

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