Charles Glen King Fellowship and Lectureship in Biochemistry

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Dr. Charles Glen King was awarded a B.S. Chemistry in 1918 from Washington State College. He was honored in 1964 as being recognized as the first to isolate pure crystals of Vitamin C. A leading authority on nutrition, he also identified Vitamin C as the anti-scurvy substance in citrus fruit, enrichment of wheat flour with B vitamins and iron, did distinguished research on obesity, and training of numerous outstanding scientists.  A professor at the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University, he also served as executive director and president of National Nutrition Foundation and was a member of the National Academy of Science and received numerous awards in biochemistry and nutrition.

Awarded to Graduate Students in Biochemistry, with a preference to students working in nutrition and a special lectureship.


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