Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1949
Number:66 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Oswald Theodore Avery
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1877
Year, Death:1955
Profession:former dept head
University:Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University)
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Edwin J Cohn
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1892
Year, Death:1953
Profession:prof biological chemistry
University:Harvard Medical School
City:Cambridge
State:MA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:O. Avery: Demonstrated that the capsule of pneumococcus is essential for its virulence. Work on the tramsmutation of types of pneumococci. E. Cohn: Fractionation of plasma proteins, and their use.
 
Nominator:
Name:Paul Reznikoff
Gender:M
Profession:prof medicine
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: Also nominated by P. Reznikoff were R. Dubos and S. Waksman (see entry nr 66-1).
 

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