John H. Northrop, 1934
Courtesy of the Marine Biological Laboratory Archives
Northrop, John H. (1891-1987) was an American biochemist who, with James Batcheller Sumner and Wendell Meredith Stanley, won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The award was given for these scientists' isolation, crystallization, and study of enzymes, proteins, and viruses.
Years at The Rockefeller University: 1915-1962; emeritus 1962-1987
John H. Northrop