Walther F. Goebel, 1973
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Dr. Goebel (1899-1993) a biochemist, dedicated his time and energy to the study of the body's chemical defense against infection by microorganisms. He joined the Rockefeller Institute as a research assistant, 1924-1927, associate, 1927-1934, associate member, 1934-1944, member, 1944-1957, and professor, 1957-1970. He became professor emeritus of The Rockefeller University in 1970.
Professor Goebel received the Avery-Landsteiner Prize of the European Society of Immunologists, in 1973 and an honorary doctor of science degrees from Middleburry College, Vermont, in 1959 and the Rockefeller University, in 1978.
Years at The Rockefeller University: 1924-1970; emeritus 1970-1993
Walther F. Goebel