Awards & Winners

Norman Pirie

Date of Birth 01-July-1907
Place of Birth Torrance
(East Dunbartonshire, Scotland)
Nationality United Kingdom
Also know as N. Pirie
Profession Chemist, Scientist
Norman Wingate Pirie FRS-was a British biochemist and virologist who, along with Frederick Bawden, discovered that a virus can be crystallized by isolating tobacco mosaic virus in 1936. This was an important milestone in understanding DNA and RNA.

Awards by Norman Pirie

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Copley Medal
(In recognition of his distinguished contributions to biochemistry and especially for his elucidation of the nature of plant viruses.)