The prize awarded to Rosbash, 74, and two others was for their discoveries about molecular mechanisms controlling the body’s daily rhythm.
"The good news is that the Swedish Academy and Bob Dylan have decided to meet this weekend," Sara Danius said in a blog post.
Dylan has not acknowledged the award at any of his performances in the week since the Nobel committee’s Oct. 13 announcement.
Dylan also has not made a public statement about the honor, the New York Times reported Tuesday.
“It certainly is a prestigious award, and there’s no question that he deserves it,” said Himmelman, who is married to Dylan’s daughter Maria
Literature was the last of this year's Nobel prizes to be awarded.
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