Randy Wayne Schekman is a former chief-editor of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and cell biologist at the University of California. He received the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine along with James Rothman and Thomas C. Südhof for their ground-breaking work on cell membrane vesicle trafficking. He earned his PhD from Stanford University in 1975. He is the son of Alfred Schekman, an electrical engineer and inventor.
He is a happily married man. He has two children from his marriage. There is no record of divorce with his current wife. He has been able to stand as inspiration to a lot of people and has lots of admirers around. He hasn't been a part of any controversy yet. His pictures can easily be found on the internet. For queries about biological findings one can email him on [email protected]