Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1950
Number:112 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:George Wells Beadle
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1903
Year, Death:1989
Profession:Professor biology
University:California Institute of Technology
City:Pasadena
State:CA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Edwin J Cohn
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1892
Year, Death:1953
Profession:Professor biochemistry
University:Harvard Medical School
City:Boston
State:MA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Selman A Waksman
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1973
Profession:Professor microbiology
University:Rutgers University
City:New Brunswick
State:NJ
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1952
 
Motivation:G W Beadle: Work on the correlation between simple genes and individual metabolic reactions. E J Cohn: Fractionation of plasma proteins, and their therapeutic use. S A Waksman: Streptomycin.
 
Nominator:
Name:H J Deuticke
Profession:Professor physiological chemistry
City:Göttingen
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Also mentioned by H J Deuticke was G Hevesy
 

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