Plaque

Professor Sir Ernst Chain

Erection date: 10/4/2019

Inscription

Prof. Sir Ernst Chain FRS, 1906 - 1979, Nobel Prize Winner - Penicillin, 1945. Founder Imperial College's Biochemistry Department 1964.
Erected by the Association of Jewish Refugees

The plaque was unveiled on or shortly before 10 April 2019. It was not yet on the building but on one of those easel things often used for plaque unveilings.

Site: Barton, Porter, Wilkinson & Chain (4 memorials)

SW7, Chemistry Building, Imperial College Road

The Barton, Porter & Wilkinson plaques are on the left hand wall of the porch, Chain, a later addition, is facing them on the right hand side.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Professor Sir Ernst Chain

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Prof. Sir Ernst Chain

Born Ernst Boris Chain in Germany. Biochemist. Moved to England in 1933. 1945...

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Association of Jewish Refugees

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Lord Porter

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Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson

Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson

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