Kornberg, Arthur, 1918-2007

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Birth 1918-03-03
Death 2007-10-26
Americans
English

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Biochemistry professor at Stanford University since 1959, focusing on enzymatic studies of DNA replication. Kornberg was Chief of Enzymes and Metabolics at the National Institute of Health from 1947 to 1953, Chief of the Department of Microbiology at the Washington University School of Medicine from 1953 to 1959 and Chairman of Stanford's Department of Biochemistry from 1959 to 1969. In 1959, Kornberg received a Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for pioneering the synthesis of DNA in the laboratory.

From the description of Arthur Kornberg papers, 1938-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019740

Biochemist, educator.

From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Kornberg : oral history, 1963-1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122632198

Biography

Biochemistry professor at Stanford University since 1959, Kornberg's work focused on enzymatic studies of DNA replication. Kornberg was Chief of Enzymes and Metabolics at the National Institute of Health from 1947 to 1953, Chief of the Department of Microbiology at the Washington University School of Medicine from 1953 to 1959, and Chairman of Stanford's Department of Biochemistry from 1959 to 1969. In 1959, Kornberg received a Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for pioneering the synthesis of DNA in the laboratory.

From the guide to the Arthur Kornberg papers, 1938-1987, (Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.)

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  • Nobel prizes
  • Nobel prize--Stanford faculty--biochemistry
  • Biochemists--Interviews
  • DNA--Synthesis
  • Nobel Prize winners

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