Frederick Sanger

Frederick Sanger

Birth
Rendcomb, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England
Death 19 Nov 2013 (aged 95)
Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Ashes buried in Gloucester, England
Memorial ID 120575610 · View Source
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Nobel Prize-Winning Biochemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1958 for his discovery of the makeup of insulin. In 1980, he was co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (along with Walter Gilbert) for his work involving the sequencing of DNA molecules. Born into a well-off Quaker family, his father was a physician. He attained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Natural Science in 1939 from St. John's College and in 1943, he earned his Doctor of Philosophy Degree. In 1943, he began his lengthy research on the subject of proteins and in 1954, he received the Corday-Morgan Medal and Prize of the Chemical Society.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Added: 20 Nov 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 120575610
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Sanger (13 Aug 1918–19 Nov 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 120575610, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Other, who reports a Ashes buried in Gloucester, England.