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Biochemist - Birthdays
Date Event
1854-11-03

Jokichi Takamine, Takaoka Toyama, Japanese-American Biochemist who isolated adrenalin (epinephrine), which causes the body to respond to emergencies, the first pure hormone isolated from natural sources

1879-03-20

Maud Menten, Canadian biochemist (d. 1960)

1880-03-12

Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (d. 1952)

1884-04-12

Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)

1887-04-04

William Cumming Rose, Greenville South Carolina, American Biochemist who discovered threonine (an amino acid)

1891-07-05

John Northrop, US, biochemist, crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)

1892-11-20

James B Collip, Canadian biochemist/physiologist (insulin)

1893-09-16

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungary, biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937)

1895-02-21

Carl Peter Henrik Dam Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)

1896-10-22

Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)

1900-12-03

Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)

1901-05-18

Vincent du Vigneaud, US biochemist

1901-05-27

Conrad Elvehjem, McFarland, Wisconsin, USA, American biochemist and nutrition scientist (discovered niacin)

1903-04-27

Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist

1903-07-06

Axel Theorell, Sweden, biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)

1904-08-16

Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)

1904-10-03

Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)

1905-02-24

E Boyland, biochemist

1905-08-11

Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)

1906-06-19

Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)

1910-02-09

Jacques Monod, French biochemist

1911-01-30

Alexander George Ogston, biochemist

1911-06-25

William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)

1912-01-21

Konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964)

1913-09-04

Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977)

1916-01-10

Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)

1916-01-20

Walter Bartley, biochemist

1917-10-02

Christian de Duve, Thames Ditton, Surrey, cytologist and biochemist (Nobel, 1974), (d. 2013)

1918-01-23

Gertrude Belle Elion, NYC, biochemist/drug researcher (Nobel 1988)

1918-03-03

Arthur Kornberg, US biochemist (Nobel 1959)

1918-08-13

Frederick Sanger, England, biochemist (Nobel 1958, 1980)

1919-04-22

Donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)

1919-11-22

Wilfred Norman Aldridge, biochemist/toxicologist

1922-01-28

Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)

1922-06-09

Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)

1926-03-22

Julius Marmur, biochemist/geneticist

1926-07-16

Philip Randle, biochemist

1926-08-11

Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist

1929-07-01

Gerald M Edelman, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)

1934-05-21

Bengt I. Samuelsson, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate

1935-11-10

Bernard Babior, American biochemist

1937-02-20

Robert Huber, Munich Germany, biochemist (Nobel 1988)

1943-02-19

Tim Hunt, British biochemist, Nobel laureate

1943-09-06

Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1944-08-22

Henk Veldhoen, biochemist/Dutch MP (PvdA)

1948-02-25

G B Warren, British biochemist

1950-11-03

James Rothman, Haverhill Massachusetts, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate who discovered how vesicles, sac-like structures that transport hormones and growth factors, reach their destination in cells and know where and when to release their contents

Biochemist - Deaths
Date Event
1947-05-16

Frederick Hopkins, English biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1861)

1949-05-20

Randolph West, American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1890)

1951-10-06

Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)

1952-02-10

Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1880)

1960-07-26

Maud Menten, Canadian biochemist (b. 1879)

1962-07-27

Conrad Elvehjem, American biochemist and nutrition scientist (discovered niacin), dies at 61

1970-08-01

Otto Heinrich Warburg, German Biochemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 86

1976-04-17

Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)

1976-05-31

Jacques Monod, French biochemist, dies

1980-02-02

William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972), dies at 68

1980-04-21

Aleksandr Oparin, Russian biochemist (b. 1894)

1982-08-23

Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977), dies

1984-10-20

Carl Ferdinand Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)

1985-09-25

William Cumming Rose, American Biochemist, dies at 98

1988-01-24

Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C), dies at 91

1991-02-11

Robert W. Holley, American biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1922)

1994-08-19

Walter Bartley, biochemist, dies at 78

1996-05-20

Julius Marmur, biochemist/geneticist, dies at 70

1996-06-29

Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85

1996-10-26

Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist, dies at 93

1997-05-22

Alfred Hershey, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1908)

1999-04-10

Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat, German-born biochemist (b. 1910)

2000-10-15

Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)

2002-06-20

Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (b. 1905)

2004-06-29

Bernard Babior, American biochemist (b. 1935)

2004-08-15

Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1916)

2004-12-29

Julius Axelrod, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)

2013-05-04

Christian de Duve, British cytologist and biochemist, dies from euthanasia at 95


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