Georges J. F. Köhler
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|Georges Jean Franz Köhler|
|Born||April 17, 1946
|Died||March 1, 1995
Freiburg im Breisgau
|Institutions||Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology|
|Known for||monoclonal antibodies|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984|
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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- István Hargittai (2006). "Köhler's Invention". Journal Structural Chemistry 17 (1): 161–162. doi:10.1007/s11224-006-9042-0.
- Melchers, F (1995). "Georges Köhler (1946-95)". Nature 374 (6522) (Apr 6, 1995). p. 498. doi:10.1038/374498a0. PMID 7700372
- Danon, Y L (1996). "[Monoclonal antibodies: George Kohler]". Harefuah 130 (2) (Jan 15, 1996). pp. 108–9. PMID 8846970
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