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Elkan Blout

Elkan R. Blout
Born (1919-07-02)July 2, 1919
Died December 20, 2006(2006-12-20) (aged 87)
Resting place Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts
Fields Biochemistry
Notable awards National Academy of Sciences (elected 1969); National Medal of Science (1990)

Elkan R. Blout (July 2, 1919 – December 20, 2006)[1] was a professor of biochemistry at Harvard University. He was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1969. In 1990, he was awarded the National Medal of Science “for his pioneering studies of protein conformation and devotion to the scientific enterprise of the Nation.”[2]

Blout died in December 2006,[1] and is buried on Cuttyhunk Island.


  1. ^ a b Christopher T. Walsh et al. "Elkan Blout". Memorial Minutes. The Office for Faculty Affairs at  
  2. ^ National Science Foundation

External links

  • Pearce, Jeremy (January 9, 2007). "Elkan R. Blout, Scientist at Harvard, Dies at 86". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2012-11-15. 
  • National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoir

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