Albert Claude

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Albert Claude
Albert Claude
Born(1899-08-24)24 August 1899
Died22 May 1983(1983-05-22) (aged 83)
Alma materUniversity of Liège
Known forcell fractionation
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974
Scientific career
Fieldscellular biology

Albert Claude (24 August 1899 – 22 May 1983) was a Belgian biologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 with Christian de Duve and George Emil Palade.

He went to the University of Liège. In the summer of 1929 he joined the Rockefeller Institute. He worked at Rockefeller University in the 1930s and 1940s.

In 1949, he became Director of the Institut Jules Bordet in Brussels. He worked there until 1970.