Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1980
Baruj Benacerraf, Jean Dausset, George D. Snell

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George D. Snell - Facts

George D. Snell

George D. Snell

Born: 19 December 1903, Bradford, MA, USA

Died: 6 June 1996, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning genetically determined structures on the cell surface that regulate immunological reactions"

Field: genetics, immunity, transplantation immunology

Prize share: 1/3

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