Nobel Laureates of AAI

First awarded in 1901, the Nobel Prize is recognized internationally as the most prestigious award conferred upon scientists for achievements in physiology or medicine, chemistry, and physics. AAI proudly presents the following biographical profiles to highlight the scientific accomplishments of the 25 remarkable AAI members who received this highest honor while also providing insight into their lives outside the laboratory.

Jules Bordet

Jules Bordet
AAI '60
1919 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Karl O. Landsteiner

Karl O. Landsteiner
AAI '22
1930 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming
AAI '14
1945 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Wendell M. Stanley

Wendell M. Stanley
AAI '57 
1946 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry


John F. Enders

John F. Enders
AAI '36
1954 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Frederick C. Robbins

Frederick C. Robbins
AAI '52
1954 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Thomas H. Weller

Thomas H. Weller
AAI '52
1954 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


F. Macfarlane Burnet

F. Macfarlane Burnet
AAI '61
1960 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Peter Medawar

Peter Medawar
AAI '73
1960 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Alfred D. Hershey

Alfred D. Hershey
AAI '42
1969 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Salvador E. Luria

Salvador E. Luria
AAI '58
1969 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Gerald M. Edelman

Gerald M. Edelman
AAI '70
1972 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Rodney R. Porter

Rodney R. Porter
AAI '73
1972 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


David Baltimore

David Baltimore
AAI '84
1975 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf
AAI '57
1980 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Jean Dausset

Jean Dausset
AAI '74
1980 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Niels K. Jerne

Niels K. Jerne

AAI '65 
1984 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


César Milstein

César Milstein
AAI '79 
1984 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Georges J. F. Köhler

Georges J. F. Köhler
AAI '85
1984 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Susumu Tonegawa

Susumu Tonegawa
AAI '80 
1987 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Peter C. Doherty

Peter C. Doherty
AAI '76
1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Rolf M. Zinkernagel

Rolf M. Zinkernagel
AAI '76
1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Stanley B. Prusiner

Stanley B. Prusiner
AAI '81 
1997 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Bruce A. Beutler

Bruce A. Beutler
AAI '06
2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine


Ralph M. Steinman

Ralph M. Steinman
AAI '75
2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine