The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1980
Baruj Benacerraf, Jean Dausset, George D. Snell
Born: 29 October 1920, Caracas, Venezuela
Died: 2 August 2011, Boston, MA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning genetically determined structures on the cell surface that regulate immunological reactions"
Prize share: 1/3
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