Ochoa, Severo & Carmen

1967 US JFK aerogramme signed by 1959 Nobel laureate for synthesis of RNA & wife

Price: $20.00

Description:
(1905-1993) Spanish-born US biochemist, recipient of 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Married Carmen Garcia Cobian 1931. Demonstrator and Nuffield Research Assistant at Oxford 1938-41, to US, in 1942 appointed Research Associate in Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry 1945, Professor of Pharmacology 1946, Professor of Biochemistry 1954, and Chairman of Department of Biochemistry. US citizen 1956, in 1959 awarded Nobel Prize for his work on synthesis of RNA. He continued research on protein synthesis and replication of RNA viruses until 1985, when he returned to Spain and advised Spanish science policy authorities and scientists. Received 1979 US National Medal of Science, Madrid research center named after him and asteroid 117435 Severochoa also named in his honor. Blue and red 3 ¾ x 5 ¾ US 13c JFK Aerogramme postmarked “First Day of Issue”, Chicago, May 29, 1967, signed by Ochoa and wife Carmen Ochoa.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signatures






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