This years Nobel Prize’s are announced and there will be a ceremony to commemorate the winners. Tomorow Ralph M. Steinman will receive the honor posthumously from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011 was divided, one half jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann “for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity” and the other half to Ralph M. Steinman “for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity”.
“The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011″. Nobelprize.org. 9 Dec 2011 http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2011/
From left to right: Bruce A. Beutler, Jules A. Hoffman, Ralph M. Steinman