The University of Pittsburgh Team that is Working Towards the Synthesis of Insulin

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4571]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1963

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4571

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Summary

Left to right: Kohei Fukuda, Japanese postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh; Andrew Tometsko, graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh; and research team leader Dr. Panayotis G. Katsoyannis, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Fukuda was later in the Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan. Tometsko and Katsoyannis were later at the Division of Biochemistry, Medical Research Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York. The University of Pittsburgh team was one of the first groups to synthesize insulin.

Subject

  • Fukuda, Kohei
  • Tometsko, Andrew
  • Katsoyannis, Panayotis G
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Shizuoka University
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4571

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1963
  • October 14, 1963

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Topic

  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Insulin

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4571]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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