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Christian Boehmer Anfinsen (1916–1995)

Molecular structure

Resources

Biography of Dr. Christian Anfinsen for the National Academy of Sciences

This biography of Dr. Christian Anfinsen for the National Academy of Sciences is a complete and readable summary of his life. http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/anfinsen-christian.pdf

Anfinsen's Papers at the U.S. National Library of Medicine

The History of Medicine Division has the Christian Anfinsen papers on the Profiles in Science site. https://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/KK/

1972 Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize organization presents Anfinsen’s biography, the news release about his award, and his acceptance speech at https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1972/

The Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum

The Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum at the National Institutes of Health advances the historical understanding of the biomedical research conducted at the National Institutes of Health by documenting, preserving, and interpreting records and artifacts. The office creates exhibits and other products, and helps scholars and researchers to navigate the rich history of the National Institutes of Health.

Dedication of Christian B. Anfinsen Exhibit at the NIH

Video from Monday, October 15, 2018, 1:00 PM (Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local)

The Legacy of Christian B. Anfinsen and his Thermodynamic Hypothesis: From Total Chemical Synthesis to the Folding of Proteins in and out of the Cell: Exhibit Dedication Video

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