Christian de Duve#


Christian de Duve
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:deduve 'at' icp.ucl.ac.be
Membership Number:622
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:cduve
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://www.icp.ucl.ac.be/deDuve.html



Christian de Duve passed away May 4, 2013.

Positions Held
  • 1974-1991 Administrator at International Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology
  • 1962-1988 Professor of Biochemical Cytology at Rockefeller University
  • 1947-1985 Professor of Biochemistry at University of Louvain
  • 1946 MS Chemistry at University of Louvain
  • 1941 Medical Degree at University of Louvain

Fields of Scholarship
  • Insulin and glucagon
  • Lysosome and peroxisome
  • Endosymbiotic theory
  • Origin of life

Honours and Awards
  • Nobel Prize for Medicine 1974 (with Albert Claude and George E. Palade)
  • Dr. H.P.Heineken-Prijs, Netherlands (1973)
  • Gairdner Special Award, Ca nada (1967)
  • Prix Francqui, Belgium (1960)
  • Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member of Pontifical Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Academia Europea


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