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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1952

For his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis
Name - Selman Abraham Waksman
Date of birth - 22 July 1888
Institutions - Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Country - USA

Description - Selman Abraham Waksman was an American biochemist and microbiologist whose research into organic substances-largely into organisms that live in soil-and their decomposition promoted the discovery of Streptomycin, and several other antibiotics.