Susumu Tonegawa

Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego

  • Member, Basel Institute for Immunology, Basel, Switzerland (until August 1981)
  • September 1981, Professor of Biology, Center for Cancer Research and Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (- present)
  • February 1988, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator (-present)
  • Director, MIT Center for Learning and Memory (until April 2002)
  • Director, RIKEN-MIT Neuroscience Research Center (until April 2008)
  • Director, the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory (until December 2006)
  • April 2009, Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute (- present)

 

September 2005 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (until October 2011)
September 2009 Establishing Member of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (until October 2011)
November 2011 Member,  Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)

 

1984 Order of Culture “Bunkakunsho” from the Emperor of Japan
1987 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine