Nobel Laureates

Two of the Institute’s current faculty are Nobel Laureates:

w Kurt Wüthrich, Ph.D., 2002 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, “for his development of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for determining the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules in solution
s K. Barry Sharpless, Ph.D., 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, “for his work on chirally catalyzed oxidation reactions”

Another of the Institute's Nobel Laureates recently passed away:

ed Gerald M. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D., 1972 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, “for (his) discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies”

Additionally, a former member of our faculty is a Nobel Laureate for work performed at Scripps Research:

beu Bruce Beutler, M.D., 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity."
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