Dr. Robert G. Roeder ’64, head of the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at The Rockefeller University, won the Herbert Tabor Research Award for his pioneering work on eukaryotic transcription initiation. Click here for the news release.
The Tabor award recognizes outstanding scientific accomplishments, excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology, and significant contributions to the community of scientists. The award is named after the Journal of Biological Chemistry’s longtime editor.
After Wabash, Bob earned an M.S., in chemistry at the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Washington. He is the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Professor
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Rockefeller.