Brunó Ferenc Straub, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Brunó Ferenc Straub

Hungarian biochemist, the last Chairman of the Hungarian Presidential Council

Date of Birth: 05-Jan-1914

Place of Birth: Oradea, Bihor County

Date of Death: 15-Feb-1996

Profession: politician, chemist, university teacher, biochemist

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Brunó Ferenc Straub

  • Brunó Ferenc Straub (5 January 1914 in Nagyvárad, Austria-Hungary (now Oradea, Romania) – 15 February 1996) was a biochemist.
  • As a young scholar he was a research assistant of Albert Szent-Györgyi at the University of Szeged, and subsequently worked at the Molteno Institute, Cambridge, UK.
  • He is credited with the discovery of actin.
  • He founded the Biological Research Centre in Szeged.
  • He was the Chairman of the Hungarian Presidential Council from 29 June 1988 to 23 October 1989.
  • He proposed the theory of conformational selection in 1964; the same year the MWC model was proposed.

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