Susumu Tonegawa
#3474 Overall Influence

Susumu Tonegawa

Japanese biologist

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is a Japanese scientist who was the sole recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1987, for his discovery of the genetic mechanism that produces antibody diversity. Although he won the Nobel Prize for his work in immunology, Tonegawa is a molecular biologist by training and he again changed fields following his Nobel Prize win; he now studies neuroscience, examining the molecular, cellular and neuronal basis of memory formation and retrieval.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

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Kyoto University
Kyoto University

National university located in Kyoto, Japan

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#304 World Rank
Biology
#1449 World Rank
Chemistry