Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 "for theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies"
"One of the most intelligent biologists of the XX century"
"The only begetter for the clonal selection theory"
"The Leeuwenhoek of theoretical biology"
He "created and directed for 10 years the unique Basel Institute for Immunology, entirely funded by Hoffmann LaRoche"