Cornelis Bernardus van Niel

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1954

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-04-1897

Died: 03-10-1985

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

van NIEL, CORNELIS BERNARDUS.  Appointed for studies of the new concepts of chemical and physical phenomena with a view to applications in general bio-chemistry; tenure, twelve months from the Spring of 1944 (postponed).

Born November 4, 1897, in Holland. Education:  Technische Hoogeschool, Delft, Chem. Eng., 1923, D.Sc., 1928. Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation, 1935–36.

Assistant, 1923–24, Conservator, 1924–28, Technische Hoogeschool, Delft; Acting Associate Professor of Microbiology, 1928–29, Associate Professor, 1929–35, Professor, 1935—, Stanford University.

Publications:  Articles in Centralblatt für  Bacteriologie, Berichte der deutschen chemischen Gesselschaft, Planta Nederlandsch Tijdschrift Voor Hygiene, etc., Annales Mycologici, Biochemische Zeitschrift, Archiv für Mikrobiologie, Recueil des Travaux Botaniques Néederlandais, Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Bulletin de la Association Diplomés de Microbiologie de la Faculté de Pharmacie de l’Université Nancy, Annual Review of Biochemistry, Enzymologia, Chemisch Weekblad, Journal of Comparative and Cellular Physiology, Advances in Enzymology, Journal of Bacteriology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Physiological Reviews.



National Academy of Sciences , 1945