Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1987
Susumu Tonegawa

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Susumu Tonegawa - Facts

Susumu Tonegawa

Susumu Tonegawa

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"

Field: immunity

Prize share: 1/1

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