James E. Darnell
|Awards||Albany Medical Center Prize (2012)|
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award (2002)
National Medal of Science (2002)
E.B. Wilson Medal (1998)
Canada Gairdner International Award (1986)
James Edwin Darnell Jr. (born September 9, 1930, Columbus, Mississippi) 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. He became a member of the American Philosophical Society in 2013.
Since 2013, Darnell has been listed on the Advisory Council of the National Center for Science Education.
He is married to Norwegian former model and dress shop owner Kristin Holby, known as "Clotilde", whose daughter Phoebe, a financial analyst, is married to businessman Divya Narendra.