Authorised form of nameChain; Sir; Ernst Boris (1906 - 1979); biochemist
Dates1906 - 1979
Place of birthBerlin, Germany
Date of birth19/06/1906
Place of deathMulranny, Ireland
Date of death12/08/1979
Research fieldBiochemistry
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine) 1945
Kt 1969
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/03/1949
Age at election42
DSB vol 17 pp 148-150
CSAC 92/3/83. Papers deposited in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1983 vol 29 pp 43-91, plate, by Sir Edward Abraham
Henry Harris, 'Howard Florey and the Development of Penicillin' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 243-252
Sir Arnold Burgen, review of Trevor I Williams, Howard Florey - Penicillin and After in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 136-137
R Kohn, 'The pharmacological basis of the Kohn Foundation: lecture to commemorate the presentation of Dr Ralph Kohn FRS at the New Fellows' Seminar 2006' in NR 2007 vol 61 pp 239-245
Royal Society codeNA2255
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1949/06Chain, Sir Ernst Boris: certificate of election to the Royal Society
HWT/20/57Correspondence and papers regarding visit of Swiss Delegation, general review of European Exchange Programme, European Physical Society, Royal Society/Israel Academy exchanges and French RSEP nominationsMarch 1970
CMB/281/48Notes on papers passed for publication in the Proceedings1962
IM/GA/AR/7070Chain, Sir Ernst Borisnd
IM/GA/WS/3504Chain, Sir Ernst Borisnd
WF/78AGrant application from Imperial College London to the Wolfson Foundation1958-2011
CMB/281/21Notes on papers passed for publication in the Proceedings1960
CMB/281/32Notes on papers passed for publication in the Proceedings1961
PB/1/33/3/1Companion of Honour1965
CMB/281/56Notes on papers passed for publication in the ProceedingsMarch 1963
CMB/281/44Notes on papers passed for publication in the Proceedings1962
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
MS/944/4/1Letter from W E van Heyningen to the Editor, The Sunday Times, Kemsley House, London, WC110 March 1959
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