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Category:Selman Waksman

Selman Abraham Waksman 
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American scientist, biochemist, microbiologist who discovered Streptomycin and many antibiotics
Date of birth 22 July 1888
Kiev Governorate
Date of death 16 August 1973
Barnstable County
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • biologist
  • biochemist
  • autobiographer
  • physician
  • microbiologist
  • university teacher
  • Rutgers University
  • New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Member of
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Field of work
  • biochemistry
Award received
  • Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (1948)
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1952, 171,135 Swedish krona)
  • Leeuwenhoek Medal (1950)
  • National Inventor Hall of Fame
  • Honorary doctor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1958)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Madrid Complutense (1950, Complutense University of Madrid)
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