The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1980
Baruj Benacerraf, Jean Dausset, George D. Snell
Born: 19 October 1916, Toulouse, France
Died: 6 June 2009, Palma, Majorca, Spain
Affiliation at the time of the award: Université de Paris, Laboratoire Immuno-Hématologie, Paris, France
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning genetically determined structures on the cell surface that regulate immunological reactions"
Field: immunity, transplantation immunology
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