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Wald, George

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1997 AD
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.