Kornberg, Arthur, 1918-2007

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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

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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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referencedIn Paul Ehrlich papers, 1954-2001 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Arthur Kornberg papers, 1938-1987 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Arthur Kornberg papers, 1938-1987 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Orgel, Leslie E. Papers, 1960-1991. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Kornberg, Arthur, 1918-2007. Reminiscences of Arthur Kornberg : oral history, 1963-1964. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Kaplan, Harriet Smith, 1929-. Oral history interview with Harriet Smith Kaplan, 1981. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Interview with Arthur Kornberg [videorecording], undated Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Seymour S. Cohen Papers, 1938-1990 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn "Nobel Perspectives on Ethics in Science" videorecordings, 1996 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry, bound reprint collection, 1961-1997 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kornberg, Arthur, 1918-2007. Arthur Kornberg papers, 1938-2001. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Leslie Orgel Papers, 1960 - 1991 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cohen, Seymour S. (Seymour Stanley), 1917-. Papers, 1938-1990. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Stanford University. Dept. of Biochemistry. Stanford University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry, bound reprint collection, 1961-1997. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Hassid, William Zev, 1897-1974. William Zev Hassid papers, 1915-1974. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Audio Recordings. 1942 - 1999. TWO CHEMICALS OF THE LIVING PROCESS
referencedIn Ehrlich, Paul R. Paul R. Ehrlich papers, 1954-2001. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Audio Recordings. 1942 - 1999. DNA
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associatedWith Cohen, Seymour S. (Seymour Stanley), 1917- person
associatedWith Ehrlich, Paul R. person
associatedWith Ehrlich, Paul R. person
associatedWith Hassid, William Zev, 1897-1974. person
associatedWith Kaplan, Harriet Smith, 1929- person
associatedWith Kornberg, Arthur person
associatedWith Orgel, Leslie E. person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Roseman, T. J person
associatedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
associatedWith Stanford Channel (Television network : Stanford, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Biochemistry corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Biochemistry. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. School of Medicine. Dept. of Biochemistry corporateBody
associatedWith Zuckerman, Harriet A., person
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Nobel prizes
Nobel prize--Stanford faculty--biochemistry
Biochemists--Interviews
DNA--Synthesis
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Birth 1918-03-03

Death 2007-10-26

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