Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1949
Number:98 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Karl A Folkers
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1906
Year, Death:1997
Profession:Dr
University:Merck & Company Research Laboratory
City:Rahway
State:NJ
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Selman A Waksman
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1973
Profession:prof microbiology
University:Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
City:New Brunswick
State:NJ
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1952
 
Motivation:S. Waksman: Discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis. K. Folkers: Work on the chemistry of streptomycin.
 
Nominator:
Name:Erik J Jorpes
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1894
Profession:prof medical chemistry
University:Karolinska Institutet
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
 

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