Susumu Tonegawa

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Susumu Tonegawa
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Susumu Tonegawa
Born (1939-09-06) 6 September 1939 (age 79)
Nagoya, Japan
Naitionality Japan
Alma mater
Kent for Antibody diversity
Awairds
Scientific career
Fields Genetics, Immunology, Neuroscience
Institutions
Academic advisors
Influenced Adrian Hayday (postdoc)[1]
Wabsteid
tonegawalab.mit.edu/susumu-tonegawa

Susumu Tonegawa (利根川 進 Tonegawa Susumu, born September 6, 1939) is a Japanese scientist wha wis the sole recipient o the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine in 1987, for his discovery o the genetic mechanism that produces antibouk diversity.[2] Awtho he won the Nobel Prize for his wirk in immunology, Tonegawa is a molecular biologist bi trainin an he again chynged fields follaein his Nobel Prize win; he nou studies neuroscience, examinin the molecular, cellular an neuronal basis o memory formation an retrieval.

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  1. Hayday, A (1985). "Structure, organization, and somatic rearrangement of T cell gamma genes". Cell. 40 (2): 259–269. doi:10.1016/0092-8674(85)90140-0. 
  2. "The MIT 150: 150 Ideas, Inventions, and Innovators that Helped Shape Our World". The Boston Globe. May 15, 2011. Retrieved August 8, 2011.