J. Michael Bishop held his Nobel Lecture on 8 December 1989, at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. He was presented by Professor Nils Ringertz, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.
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From Nobel Lectures, Physiology or Medicine 1981-1990, Editor-in-Charge Tore Frängsmyr, Editor Jan Lindsten, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1993
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