Bloch, Konrad Emil

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Born: Jan 21, 1912 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Biochemist


1912 - Born on the 21st of January in Neisse, in the German Empire's Prussian Province of Silesia.

 

He was educated at the Technische Hochschule in Munich.

 

1934 - Due to the Nazi persecutions of Jews, he fled to the Schweizerische Forschungsinstitut in Davos, Switzerland.

 

1936 - He moved to the United States.

 

- Appointed to the department of biological chemistry at Yale Medical School.

 

1938 - Bloch received a PhD in biochemistry at Columbia University.

 

1939-1946 - He taught at Columbia.

 

1954-1982 - Served as Higgins Professor of Biochemistry at Harvard U1925 - Erich Bloch, IBM vice president and head of the corporate technical personnel development staff.

       - Mr. Bloch studied electrical engineering at the Federal Polytechnic Institute of Zurich (Switzerland) and received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Buffalo, New York.

1952 - Joined IBM as an engineer in Poughkeepsie.

1968 - He held a number of positions there and was named director of the Poughkeepsie laboratory.

1972 - He became a member of the Corporate Technical Committee.

1975 - He was named general manager of the East Fishkill facility.

1976 - He was made a vice president of the System Products Division, later the Data Systems Division.

1980 - Mr. Bloch was named assistant group executive, technology, Data Processing Product Group.

1981 - He became head of the corporate technical personnel development staff in August and was elected an IBM vice president in the following month.

1985 - Erich Bloch was one of three IBM retired employees to receive the first National Technology Medal from U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

1912 - Born on the 21st of January in Neisse, in the German Empire's Prussian Province of Silesia.

       - He was educated at the Technische Hochschule in Munich.

1934 - Due to the Nazi persecutions of Jews, he fled to the Schweizerische Forschungsinstitut in Davos, Switzerland.

1936 - He moved to the United States.

       - Appointed to the department of biological chemistry at Yale Medical School.

1938 - Bloch received a PhD in biochemistry at Columbia University.

1939-1946 - He taught at Columbia.

1954-1982 - Served as Higgins Professor of Biochemistry at Harvard University.

1964 - Won Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology with Feodor Lynen, for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.

1968-1972 - Chairman of biochemistry department at Harvard University.

1985 - Fellow of the Royal Society.

2000 - Died on 15th of October in Lexington, Massachusetts of congestive heart failure.

niversity.

 

1964 - Won Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology with Feodor Lynen, for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.

 

1968-1972 - Chairman of biochemistry department at Harvard University.

 

1985 - Fellow of the Royal Society.

 

2000 - Died on 15th of October in Lexington, Massachusetts of congestive heart failure.

 

 

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