George Wald Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

George Wald Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Scientist George Wald including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of George Wald
Real Name George Wald
Profession Biologists
Famous as Scientist
Nationality American
Personal life of George Wald
Born on 18 November 1906
Birthday 18th November
Died At Age 90
Sun Sign Scorpio
Born in New York City, New York, United States
Died on 12 April 1997
Spouse/Partner Frances Kingsley (1931-?; divorced; 2 children)Ruth Hubbard (m. 1958; 2 children)
Children Elijah Wald
Hobbies Travel and Nature
Awards 1967 – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1963 – Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences US & Canada

1953 – Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

1959 – Rumford Prize

1966 – Frederic Ives Medal

Personal Fact of George Wald

George Wald was an American scientist who was one of the joint winners of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work concerning the physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye; he shared the prize with HaldanKeffer Hartline and Ragnar Granit. Wald dedicated his life researching on how the eye sees and passes visual images to the brain.

His work with pigments in the retina earned him rave reviews from fellow researchers and people across the scientific fraternity. Using chemical methods, he extracted pigments from the retina and later measured light absorbance of the pigments. Apart from scientific discoveries and research, Wald enjoyed a steady academic career.

He started his career at Harvard as a tutor and later progressed to serve as Faculty Instructor, Associate Professor and finally Professor of Biology. In his lifetime, Wald received numerous awards and honours for his research work from various institutions across the globe. He also held membership in numerous scientific academies.

 

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