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Tasuku Honjo in 2018
|Born||January 27, 1942|
|Alma mater||Kyoto University|
|Doctoral advisor||Yasutomi Nishizuka|
|Known for||Class switch recombination|
IL-4, IL-5, AID
|Notable awards||Imperial Prize (1996)|
Koch Prize (2012)
Order of Culture (2013)
Tang Prize (2014)
Kyoto Prize (2016)
Alpert Prize (2017)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2018)
He was elected as a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences in 2001. He is a member of German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina (2003), and also as a member of the Japan Academy (2005).
- Ishida, Y.; Agata, Y.; Shibahara, K.; Honjo, T. (1992). "Induced expression of PD-1, a novel member of the immunoglobulin gene superfamily, upon programmed cell death.". The EMBO Journal (Wiley) 11 (11): 3887–3895. . . . . https://archive.org/details/sim_embo-journal_1992-11_11_11/page/3887.
- Kumanogoh, Atsushi; Ogata, Masato (2010-03-25). "The study of cytokines by Japanese researchers: a historical perspective". International Immunology 22 (5): 341–345. . . . https://academic.oup.com/intimm/article/22/5/341/731160. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
- Robert Koch Foundation confers award on Professors Honjo and Wimmer
- Hannah, Devlin. "James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/oct/01/james-p-allison-and-tasuku-honjo-win-nobel-prize-for-medicine.