Rose, William Cumming, 1887-1985

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Dates:
Birth 1887-04-04
Death 1985-09-25

Biographical notes:

William Cumming Rose graduated from Davidson College in 1907. He earned a Ph. D. from Yale University in 1911. Dr. Rose taught at the University of Illinois from 1922-1953. He helped lay the foundation of modern nutritional research by identifying the importance of amino acids as the building blocks of proteins. In 1966 he was awarded the National Medal of Science by president Lyndon B. Johnson. He was also awarded the Charles B. Spencer medal, the Willard Gibbs medal, the Osborne and Mendel award, and was a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

From the description of Collection, 1907-1990. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 722090344

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • University of Texas
  • Threonine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Davidson College
  • Nutrition
  • World War II--Agricultural and Industrial Production and Construction
  • Krebiozen
  • Biochemistry
  • Amino acids
  • Graduate Studies
  • World War I--Scientific Research and Development
  • Research
  • Yale University
  • Food Science
  • Rockefeller Foundation

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  • Collector

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