2023 Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman were recognized by the nobel assembly for their discoveries concerning nuceloside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 (NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2023. Fri. 27 Oct 2023.
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/2023/press-release/). Katalin Karikó (with the group of Sahin et al.) published then 2020 on COVID-19 vaccination (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2814-7). In this publication, EliSpot was used to show the vaccine-induced T cell responses.