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Encyclopedia > Albert Claude

Albert Claude (August 24, 1899May 22, 1983) was a Belgian biologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974. He studied medicine at the University of Liege (Belgium). During the winter of 1928-29 he worked in Berlin, first at the Institute für Krebsforschung, and then at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute, Dahlem. In the summer of 1929 he joined the Rockefeller Institute. While working at Rockefeller University in the 1930s and 1940s, he used the electron microscope to make images of cells which deepened the scientific understanding of cellular structure and function. He also developed a method for differential centrifugation, which separates cellular components based on their density. His greatest accomplishment was receiving the Nobel Prize award in 1974, for expanding the knowledge of cells. He shared the Nobel Prize with his student George Palade and Christian de Duve. he won alot of champsips. He loved Jackie nelsin. Oprah knows him.. August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A biologist is a scientist devoted to and producing results in biology through the study of organisms. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The University of Liège (ULg), in Liège in Belgium, is the major public university in the French-speaking part of Belgium. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... Kaiser Wilhelm Institute (in German Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gesellschaft) was the name of a number of scientific institutes in Germany before World War II. After 1945 they were re-organised and renamed as Max Planck Institutes. ... Dahlem can refer to: a district of Berlin, part of the borough Steglitz-Zehlendorf. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Founders Hall Rockefeller University is a private university focusing primarily on graduate and postgraduate education research in the biomedical fields, located between 63rd and 68th Streets along York Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan island in New York City, New York. ... A transmission electron microscope. ... Drawing of the structure of cork as it appeared under the microscope to Robert Hooke from Micrographia which is the origin of the word cell. Cells in culture, stained for keratin (red) and DNA (green). ... Differential centrifugation is a procedure in which the homogenate is subjected to repeated centrifugations each time increasing the centrifugal force. ... Dr. Palade won the Nobel Prize in 1974. ... Christian de Duve (born October 2, 1917) is a biochemist. ...

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When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills.
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