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Nobel Prize

Since Rockefeller was founded in 1901, 25 Nobel Prize winners have been associated with the university. Six of these Nobel laureates are current members of our faculty.

Current Faculty


Michael W. Young

1949 -

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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Paul Nurse

1949 -

Nobel Prize
Professor

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Paul Greengard

1925 -

Nobel Prize
Vincent Astor Professor

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Günter Blobel

1936 -2018

Nobel Prize
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Professor

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Torsten N. Wiesel

1924 -

Nobel Prize
Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor Emeritus

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Past Faculty

Ralph M. Steinman

1943—2011

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

R. Bruce Merrifield

1921—2006

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

David Baltimore

1938 -

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

George E. Palade

1912—2008

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Albert Claude

1899—1983

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Christian de Duve

1917—2013

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Stanford Moore

1913—1982

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

William H. Stein

1911—1980

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Gerald M. Edelman

1929—2014

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

H. Keffer Hartline

1903—1983

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Peyton Rous

1879—1970

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Joshua Lederberg

1925—2008

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Edward L. Tatum

1909—1975

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Fritz A. Lipmann

1899—1986

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

John H. Northrop

1891—1987

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Wendell M. Stanley

1904—1971

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Herbert S. Gasser

1888—1963

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Karl Landsteiner

1868—1943

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Alexis Carrel

1873—1944

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

What is the Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prize is one of science’s highest honors, given to researchers whose work led to consequential discoveries or important breakthroughs in basic or medical science.

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