Nobel Prizes - 2012

The Nobel Prize - 2012

In Chemistry

"for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors"

Robert J. Lefkowitz
Brian K. Kobilka

USA
USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

Born: 1943, New York, NY, USA
Born: 1955, Little Falls, MN, USA

 

 
 

 

In Physiology or Medicine

"for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent"

Sir John B. Gurdon
Shinya Yamanaka

United Kingdom
USA

Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Gladstone Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

Born. 1933, Dippenhall, United Kingdom
Born. 1962

 

 
 

 

In Physics

" for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems"

Serge Haroche
David J. Wineland

North Africa
USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Collège de France, Paris, France, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Affiliation at the time of the award: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, USA, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA

Born: 1944, Casablanca, Morocco
Born: 1944, Milwaukee, WI, USA