The Nobel committee at the Karolinska Medical Institute in Stockholm awarded the Prize for Medicine and Physiology in 2016 by Japanese scientist and molecular biologist Yoshinori Osumi for research in the field of autophagy.
This at a press conference on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Committee announced Secretary of Physiology and Medicine Thomas Perlman.
" The Nobel committee at the Karolinska Institute today decided to award the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology in 2016 Yoshinori Osumi his opening mechanisms of autophagy " - Perlman announced.
Nobel committees to the announcement says nothing about either the contenders for the prize, nor of those who proposed them.
On Tuesday, 4 October, the Nobel Committee will announce the winner in Physics, October 5 - chemistry. First 'I am the holder of the Nobel Peace Prize will be known on October 7, and the Prize in Economics - 10 October.