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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 and Emeriti

Michael W. Young
2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Roderick MacKinnon
2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Paul Nurse
2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Paul Greengard
2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Günter Blobel
1999 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Torsten N. Wiesel
1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Past Faculty

2011
Ralph M. Steinman
in Physiology or Medicine
1984
R. Bruce Merrifield
in Chemistry
1975
David Baltimore
in Physiology or Medicine
1974
George E. Palade
in Physiology or Medicine
1974
Albert Claude
in Physiology or Medicine
1974
Christian de Duve
in Physiology or Medicine
1972
Stanford Moore
in Chemistry
1972
William H. Stein
in Chemistry
1972
Gerald M. Edelman
in Physiology or Medicine
1967
H. Keffer Hartline
in Physiology or Medicine
1966
Peyton Rous
in Physiology or Medicine
1958
Joshua Lederberg
in Physiology or Medicine
1958
Edward L. Tatum
in Physiology or Medicine
1953
Fritz A. Lipmann
in Physiology or Medicine
1946
John H. Northrop
in Chemistry
1946
Wendell M. Stanley
in Chemistry
1944
Herbert S. Gasser
in Physiology or Medicine
1930
Karl Landsteiner
in Physiology or Medicine
1912
Alexis Carrel
in Physiology or Medicine