Wald, George

(b. 1906)
   American biologist. He was professor of biological sciences at Harvard. He researched into the chemisty of the eye and its relationship to vitamin A. He received the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology in 1967.

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  • WALD, GEORGE — (1906–1997), U.S. biologist and biochemist; Nobel Prize winner. Born in New York City, he received his B.Sc. in 1927 from New York University and his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1934, where he developed his continuing interest in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wald , George — (1906–1997) American biochemist Born in New York City, Wald was educated at New York University and at Columbia where he obtained his PhD in 1932. After spending the period 1932–34 in Europe, where he worked under Otto Warburg in Berlin and Paul… …   Scientists

  • Wald, George — born Nov. 18, 1906, New York, N.Y., U.S. died April 12, 1997, Cambridge, Mass. U.S. biochemist. He taught at Harvard University from 1934–77. His outstanding contributions were on the importance of vitamin A, the mechanisms of the photochemical… …   Universalium

  • Wald, George — (b. 1906)    US biologist and biochemist, Nobel laureate, 1967. As professor of biological sciences at Harvard University, Wald devoted himself to research into the chemistry of the eye, and its relationship to vitamin A. He was awarded the Nobel …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Wald, George — ► (1906 97) Biólogo estadounidense. Fue premio Nobel de Medicina y Fisiología en 1967, junto con Granit y Hartline, por sus trabajos sobre perceptiva visual. * * * (18 nov. 1906, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–12 abr. 1997, Cambridge, Mass.).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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