George Wald

Affiliations: 
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
identified vitamin A in the retina, biochemistry of vision
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http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1967/wald.html
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(1906 - 1997)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/49446.html
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9977&page=298
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1967 was awarded jointly to Ragnar Granit, Haldan Keffer Hartline and George Wald "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye".

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Richard Allen Cone research assistant Harvard (Neurotree)
Josh Wallman research assistant Department of Psychology - Harvard University (Neurotree)
Rowena Green Matthews research assistant 1965 Harvard
Ruth Hubbard grad student 1950 Harvard
Austen Fox Riggs grad student 1952 Harvard College (Cell Biology Tree)
Timothy H. Goldsmith grad student 1958 Harvard (Neurotree)
John E. Dowling grad student 1961 Harvard (Neurotree)
Deric Bownds grad student 1967 Harvard
Merle S. Bruno grad student 1969-1971 Harvard (Neurotree)
Donald R. Griffin post-doc Harvard (Neurotree)
Tom Reuter post-doc 1969-1970 Harvard (Neurotree)
John Lisman post-doc 1972-1974 Harvard (Neurotree)
Charles M. Radding research scientist 1957-1959 Harvard Medical School
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Dowling JE, Wald G. (1981) Nutrition classics. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Volume 46, 1960: The biological function of vitamin A acid: John E. Dowling and George Wald. Nutrition Reviews. 39: 134-8
Wald G, Rayport S. (1977) Vision in annelid worms. Science (New York, N.Y.). 196: 1434-9
Wald G. (1974) Proceedings: Visual pigments and photoreceptors--review and outlook. Experimental Eye Research. 18: 333-43
Wooten BR, Wald G. (1973) Color-vision mechanisms in the peripheral retinas of normal and dichromatic observers. The Journal of General Physiology. 61: 125-45
Reuter TE, White RH, Wald G. (1971) Rhodopsin and porphyropsin fields in the adult bullfrog retina. The Journal of General Physiology. 58: 351-71
Wald G. (1968) Molecular basis of visual excitation. Science (New York, N.Y.). 162: 230-9
Wald G. (1967) Visual pigments of crayfish. Nature. 215: 1131-3
Yoshizawa T, Wald G. (1967) Photochemistry of lodopsin. Nature. 214: 566-71
Yoshizawa T, Wald G. (1966) Visual pigments and the Keilin-Hartree effect. Nature. 212: 483-5
BOWNDS D, WALD G. (1965) REACTION OF THE RHODOPSIN CHROMOPHORE WITH SODIUM BOROHYDRIDE. Nature. 205: 254-7
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