Ohsumi in 2015
|Born||9 Februar 1945|
|Alma mater||Varsity o Tokyo|
|Awairds||Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine (2016)|
|Institutions||Tokyo Institute o Technology|
Yoshinori Ohsumi (大隅 良典 Ōsumi Yoshinori, born February 9, 1945) is a Japanese cell biologist specialisin in autophagy, the process that cells uise tae destroy an recycle cellular components. Ohsumi is a professor at Tokyo Institute o Technology's Institute o Innovative Research. He received the Kyoto Prize for Basic Science in 2012 an the 2016 Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine, for his discoveries o mechanisms for autophagy.