Severo Ochoa

Severo Ochoa

Birth
Luarca, Provincia de Asturias, Asturias, Spain
Death 1 Nov 1993 (aged 88)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Luarca, Provincia de Asturias, Asturias, Spain
Memorial ID 6946015 · View Source
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Spanish-born scientist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1959, for the discovery of the mechanisms of the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and desoxyribonucleic acid. He worked in Madrid, Berlin, and Oxford. In 1941 he went to America and worked until 1942 at the Washington University School of Medicine, and later, in the New York University School of Medicine. In 1956, he became an American citizen.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 22 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6946015
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Severo Ochoa (24 Sep 1905–1 Nov 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6946015, citing Cementerio de Luarca, Luarca, Provincia de Asturias, Asturias, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .