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Authorised form of nameSanger; Frederick (1918 - 2013)
SurnameSanger
ForenamesFrederick
Dates1918 - 2013
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Rendcombe, Gloucester, England (13 August 1918)
Death:
19 November 2013
ActivityResearch Field:
Biochemist
Career:
Morgan Stanley Great Briton 2005 (Science and Innovation category)
Honours:
CBE 1963; CH 1981; OM 1986
Memberships:
Millennium FRSC (2000)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1954
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1969; Copley Medal 1977; Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1958, for work done on the structure of proteins, especially that of insulin, and 1980, for contributions concerning the determination of base sequences in nucleic acids
Lectures:
Croonian 1975
SourcesReferences:
Sir John Meurig Thomas, 'Peterhouse, the Royal Society and molecular biology' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 369-385
R Holliday, 'The early years of molecular biology: personal recollections' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 195-208
Mariana Cook 'Faces of Science' 2005 pp 140-141 Photogrpah and account of how he became a scientist in his own words
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/84811103
Royal Society codeNA1911
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004003Sanger, Fredericknd
IM/GA/AR/7147Sanger, Fredericknd
HWT/24/2/2Correspondence and papers regarding Royal Society policy subsequent to the Russian invasion of CzechoslovakiaAugust 1968 - December 1969
IM/GA/WS/4641Sanger, Fredericknd
IM/004004Sanger, Fredericknd
EC/1954/22Sanger, Frederick: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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