Christian B. Anfinen
(1916-1995)

Died aged c. 79

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Christian B. Anfinen (1916-1995). Noted biochemist, born in Monessen. Recipient, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1972 for his pioneering study into the structure of the enzyme called " ribonuclease." A laboratory chief, National Institutes of Health, 1950-1982; he taught at Johns Hopkins University after 1982.

3rd & Donner Avenues, Monessen, PA, United States where he taught