Christian B. Anfinsen
Born: 26 March 1916, Monessen, PA, USA
Died: 14 May 1995, Randallstown, MD, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Prize motivation: "for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation"
Field: analytical biochemistry, biochemistry
Prize share: 1/2