September 6, 1939 |
|Fields||Genetics, Immunology, Neuroscience|
|Kent for||Antibody diversity|
|Influenced||Adrian Hayday (postdoc)|
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. 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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