Japan Prize Laureates

Laureates of the Japan Prize

Dr. Jacques Miller

Jacques Miller, Ph.D.

  • Nationality:
  • Date of Birth:
    2 April 1931

Outline of Achievements

Outline of Achievements

The 2018 Japan Prize


1953 BSc. at University of Sydney (Medicine)
1955 MB, BS at University of Sydney
1960 PhD Experimental Pathology, University of London
1965 DSc. Experimental Pathology and Immunology, University of London
1985 BA University of Melbourne

Work Career

1956 Junior Resident at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1957 Research work in the Pathology Department of the University of Sydney
1958 Cancer research at the Chester Beatty Research Institute, London
1963 Eleanor Roosevelt Fellowship, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
1965 Associate Professor in Experimental Pathology, University of London
1966 Head, Department of Experimental Pathology, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
1972 Visiting Fellow, Basel Institute for Immunology
1979 Visiting Fellow, Centre d'Immunologie INSERM-CNRS de Marseille-Luminy
1986 Visiting Fellow, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
1990 Professor, Chair of Experimental Immunology, University of Melbourne and the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1997 Emeritus Professor at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and the University of Melbourne


  • The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Publications, Thesis

  • J. F. A. P. Miller, Immunological Function of the Thymus, The Lancet pp. 748-749, 1961
  • G. F. Mitchell and J. F. A. P. Miller, Cell to Cell Interaction in the Immune Response, The Journal of Experimental Medicine pp. 821-837, 1968
  • Jacques F. A. P. Miller, The golden anniversary of the thymus, Nature Reviews Immunology Vol. 11 pp.489-495, 2011


1966 Gairdner Foundation International Award
1967 Scientific Medal of the Zoological Society of London
1971 Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture of the Australian Academy of Science
1974 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
1978 Rabbi Shai Shacknai Memorial Prize
1983 International St Vincent Prize; World Health Organization
1990 Sandoz Prize for Immunology
1990 Peter Medawar Prize for the Transplantation Society
1992 Croonian Prize, Royal Society
2001 Royal Society of London Copley Medal
2003 Prime Minister's Prize for Science
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