Andrew Benson

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Andrew A. Benson
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Andrew Benson
Born(1917-09-24)September 24, 1917
DiedJanuary 16, 2015 (age 97)[1]
AwardsErnest Orlando Lawrence Award (1962)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsScripps Institution of Oceanography

Andrew Alm Benson (September 24, 1917 – January 16, 2015) was an American biologist and a professor of biology at the University of California, San Diego until his retirement in 1989. He was known for his work in understanding the carbon cycle in plants.[2]

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  1. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/utsandiego/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-benson&pid=173956530
  2. Govindjee (September 2010). "Celebrating Andrew Alm Benson's 93rd birthday" (PDF). Photosynthesis Research. 105 (3): 201–8. doi:10.1007/s11120-010-9591-3. ISSN 0166-8595.