Nobel Prizes - 2012

The Nobel Prize - 2012

In Chemistry

"for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors"

Robert J. Lefkowitz
Brian K. Kobilka


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

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

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