Wald, George

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Born: Nov 18, 1906 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Biochemist, Educators


1906 - Born 18th of November in New York City.

1927 - He received the degree of Bachelor of Science from Washington Square College of New York University.

1932 - Graduated work in zoology at Columbia University, from which he received the Ph.D.

         - He was awarded a National Research Council Fellowship in Biology.

1934 - He came back to Harvard University as a tutor in Biochemical Sciences.

1935 - Became Faculty Instructor of Biochemical Sciences in Harvard University.

1944 - Became the Professor of Biology in Harvard University.

1950 - He was elected to the National Academy of Science.

1966 - He was awarded the Ives Medal of the Optical Society of America.

1967 - He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries in vision.

         - He was awarded the T. Duckett Jones Memorial Award from the Whitney Foundation.

1980 - Served as part of f Ramsey's Clark delegation to Iran during the Iran hostage crisis.

1997 - Died at the age of 91 on the 12th of April in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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