Bloch, Konrad


Bloch, Konrad
(1912-2000)
   American biochemist, of German origin. He emigrated to the US in 1936 and taught at Columbia and Harvard universities. In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for the discovery of the mechanism of cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.

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  • BLOCH, KONRAD — (1912–2000), U.S. biochemist and Nobel laureate. Bloch was born in Neisse, Germany (now Poland) and graduated from the Technische Hochschule of Munich in 1934. Forced to leave because he was Jewish, Bloch found a temporary position at the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bloch, Konrad E. — ▪ American biochemist in full  Konrad Emil Bloch  born January 21, 1912, Neisse, Germany [now Nysa, Poland] died October 15, 2000, Burlington, Massachusetts, U.S.       German born American biochemist who shared the 1964 Nobel Prize for… …   Universalium

  • Bloch, Konrad — (b. 1912)    US biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1964. Bloch emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1936 and taught at Columbia and Harvard Universities. In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for the discovery of …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Bloch,Konrad Emil — Bloch, Konrad Emil. Born 1912. German born American biochemist. He shared a 1964 Nobel Prize for research on cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bloch , Konrad Emil — (1912–) German–American biochemist Born in Neisse (now Nysa in Poland), Bloch was educated at the Technical University, Munich, and – after his emigration to America in 1936 – at Columbia University, New York, where he obtained his PhD in 1938.… …   Scientists

  • Bloch, Konrad Emil — ▪ 2001       German born American biochemist (b. Jan. 21, 1912, Neisse, Ger. [now Nysa, Pol.] d. Oct. 15, 2000, Burlington, Mass.), conducted research to determine how the body creates cholesterol, work that earned him a share, together with… …   Universalium

  • Konrad E. Bloch — Konrad Bloch Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bloch. Konrad Emil Bloch (21 janvier 1912 à Neisse en Allemagne, aujourd hui Nysa en Pologne 15 octobre 2000) était un biochimiste allemand. Biographie Il étudia la chimie à la Technische Hochschule… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Konrad Emil Bloch — Konrad Bloch Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bloch. Konrad Emil Bloch (21 janvier 1912 à Neisse en Allemagne, aujourd hui Nysa en Pologne 15 octobre 2000) était un biochimiste allemand. Biographie Il étudia la chimie à la Technische Hochschule… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Konrad Bloch — Bloch , Konrad Emil …   Scientists

  • Konrad Emil Bloch — Gedenktafel in Neisse Konrad Emil Bloch (* 21. Januar 1912 in Neisse; † 15. Oktober 2000 in Burlington (Massachusetts)) war ein deutscher Biochemiker und Nobelpreisträger. Leben Konrad Bloch, Sohn von Fritz Bloch und Henna (geborene Striemer),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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