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Nobel Laureates of AAI

First awarded in 1901, the Nobel Prize is recognized internationally as the most prestigious award conferred upon scientists for achievements in physiology or medicine, chemistry, and physics. We present the following biographical profiles to highlight the scientific accomplishments of the 25 remarkable AAI members who have received this highest honor, and to provide some insight into their lives outside the laboratory.

The 1919 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Jules Bordet for his discoveries relating to immunity.

Jules Bordet
AAI '60
1919 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

The 1930 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Karl Landsteiner for his discovery of human blood groups

Karl Landsteiner
AAI '22
1930 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming
AAI '14
1945 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Wendell M. Stanley

Wendell M. Stanley
AAI '57
1946 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

John F. Enders

John F. Enders
AAI '36
1954 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Thomas H. Weller

Thomas H. Weller
AAI '52
1954 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Frederick C. Robbins

Frederick C. Robbins
AAI '52
1954 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

MacFarlane Burnet

F. Macfarlane Burnet
AAI '61
1960 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Peter B. Medawar

Peter B. Medawar
AAI '73
1960 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Alfred D. Hershey

Alfred D. Hershey
AAI '42
1969 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Salvador E. Luria

Salvador E. Luria
AAI '58
1969 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Gerald M. Edelman

Gerald M. Edelman
AAI '70
1972 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Rodney R. Porter

Rodney R. Porter
AAI '73
1972 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

David Baltimore

David Baltimore
AAI '84
1975 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf
AAI '57
1980 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Jean Dausset

Jean Dausset
AAI '74
1980 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Niels K. Jerne

Niels K. Jerne
AAI '65
1984 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Cesar Milstein

César Milstein
AAI '79
1984 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Georges J. F. Kohler

Georges J. F. Köhler
AAI '85
1984 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Susumu Tonegawa

Susumu Tonegawa
AAI '80
1987 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Peter C. Doherty

Peter C. Doherty
AAI '76
1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Rolf M. Zinkernagel

Rolf M. Zinkernagel
AAI '76
1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Stanley B. Prusiner

Stanley B. Prusiner
AAI '81
1997 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Bruce A. Beutler

Bruce A. Beutler
AAI '06
2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Ralph M. Steinman

Ralph M. Steinman
AAI '75
2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

 
 
 

 


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