#1945 Overall Influence

Arthur Kornberg

American biochemist

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Arthur Kornberg was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 for his discovery of "the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid " together with Dr. Severo Ochoa of New York University. He was also awarded the Paul-Lewis Award in Enzyme Chemistry from the American Chemical Society in 1951, L.H.D. degree from Yeshiva University in 1962, as well as National Medal of Science in 1979. In 1991, Kornberg received the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement and the Gairdner Foundation Award in 1995.

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Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

City College of New York

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University of Rochester

Private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York, United States

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#91 World Rank
Biology
#216 World Rank
Chemistry