Selman Waksman Biography, Birthday, Awards and Family

22/07/1888   -   16/08/1973

Selman Waksman was a noted Russian-born American scientist who discovered the antibiotic streptomycin. Find out more about his life, career and scientific discoveries through this biography.

Selman Waksman Biography, Facts and Family

  • Famous: Microbiologists
  • Died At Age: 85
  • Sun Sign: Cancer
  • Born In: Nova Pryluka, Ukraine
  • Famous As: Discoverer Of Streptomycin
  • Died On: August 16, 1973
  • Place Of Death: Woods Hole, Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Awards: 1952 - Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine 1948 - Albert Lasker Award For Basic Medical Research Leeuwenhoek Medal
  • Bio: Selman Waksman Was A Noted Russian-born American Scientist Who Discovered The Antibiotic Streptomycin. Find Out More About His Life, Career And Scientific Discoveries Through This Biography.