Alberte Pullman


Born August 26, 1920 in Nantes, France.

Honorary Director of the Theoretical Biochemistry Department, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris, France. Directeur de Recherche Emerite at CNRS.

Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universities of Liege (1976), Uppsala (1977), Torino (1985). Medal Sir Yagdish Bose of the Academy of Medical Sciences of India (1977); Cori Award of the Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, USA (1984); Prix Essec de la Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer (1956); Prizes of the French Academy of Sciences: Bonneau, (1958); de Saulces de Freycinet (1963); High Atomic Energy Commission (1988). President of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences (1985-1991). French Legion of Honor (Chevalier, (1981)). National Order of Merit (Commander, (1989)).

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Approximately 350 publications; three textbooks in Theoretical Chemistry and Biochemistry (with B. Pullman, 1952, 1956, 1963); and numerous reviews from 1967 to date; last one in Chemical Reviews, (1991), on The Contribution of theoretical chemistry to the problem of ion transport through biological membranes).

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