Nobel Peace Prize http://wunc.org en Duke Professor Wins School's First Nobel http://wunc.org/post/duke-professor-wins-schools-first-nobel <p>Dr. Robert Lefkowitz has won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. He’s a principal investigator and faculty member at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University Medical Center. Lefkowitz shares the award with Brian Kobilka from Stanford University. Together, the two men work in the field of G-protein coupled cell receptors. Yesterday was a big day on Duke’s campus.<br> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:10:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 2497 at http://wunc.org Duke Professor Wins School's First Nobel Duke Researcher Wins Nobel http://wunc.org/post/duke-researcher-wins-nobel <p>A Duke University faculty member has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Doctor Robert Lefkowicz is a researcher and faculty member at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University Medical Center.<br><br>The Nobel Committee made the announcement earlier this morning. Lefkowicz said on the phone during the announcement that the middle-of-the-night call was unexpected.<br><br>Dr. Robert Lefkowicz: And so my wife gave me an elbow. Call for you. And there it was, a total shock and surprise.<br> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:44:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 2415 at http://wunc.org Duke Researcher Wins Nobel