Albert Claude

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Albert Claude
Albert Claude
Born (1899-08-24)24 August 1899
Died 22 May 1983(1983-05-22) (aged 83)
Nationality Belgian
Fields cellular biology
Alma mater University of Liège
Known for cell fractionation
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974

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.