The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1987
Born: 6 September 1939, Nagoya, Japan
Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the genetic principle for generation of antibody diversity"
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