Awards & Winners

Robert H. Burris

Date of Birth 13-April-1914
Place of Birth Brookings
(Brookings County, 57006, South Dakota)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Robert Burris
Robert H. Burris was a professor in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1961. Research in Burris's lab focused on enzyme reaction mechanisms, and he made significant contributions to our knowledge of nitrogen fixation.

Awards by Robert H. Burris

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John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science
(Agricultural sciences. For his penetrating studies of the biochemistry of nitrogen fixation have enriched the agricultural sciences by deed and example.)
Wolf Prize in Agriculture
(for his pioneering fundamental research on the mechanisms of biological nitrogen fixation and its application in crop production.)