Georges J. F. Köhler

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Georges Jean Franz Köhler
Born April 17, 1946
Munich
Died March 1, 1995(1995-03-01) (aged 48)
Freiburg im Breisgau
Nationality German
Institutions Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology
Known for monoclonal antibodies
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984

Georges Jean Franz Köhler (Munich, April 17, 1946 – March 1, 1995 in Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German biologist.

Together with César Milstein and Niels Kaj Jerne, Köhler won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984, "for work on the immune system and the production of monoclonal antibodies". A portion of this research was performed at the Basel Institute for Immunology.

In 1984 he became director of the Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology where he worked until his death in 1995.

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University of Freiburg Faculty of Biology

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