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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964

For their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism
Name - Konrad Bloch
Date of birth - January 21, 1912
Institutions - Harvard University Cambridge, MA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Konrad Emil Bloch was a German American biochemist. Bloch received Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1964 for discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.


Name - Feodor Lynen
Date of birth - 6 April 1911
Institutions - Max-Planck-Institut für Zellchemie Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
Country - Germany

Description - Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen was a German biochemist. He started his studies at the chemistry department of Munich University in 1930 and graduated in March 1937 under Heinrich Wieland with the work: "On the Toxic Substances in Amanita"