|Born||16 September 1853
|Died||5 July 1927|
|Alma mater||University of Strassburg|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1910)|
|Institutions||University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany|
Albrecht Kossel (16 September 1853 – 5 July 1927) was a German doctor. He won the 1910 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on proteins and nucleic substances. He discovered histones, which package and regulate DNA transcription.