Shlomo Hestrin

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Shlomo Hestrin (Hebrew שלמה הסטרין ; born 1914; died 2 February 1962) was an Israeli biochemist.

Biography[edit]

Hestrin was born in 1914 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He emigrated with his parents to then British Mandate of Palestine, now Israel, in 1932.

Awards[edit]

In 1957, Hestrin was awarded the Israel Prize, in exact sciences, jointly with his research partner David Sidney Feingold and their student Gad Avigad.[1]

Hestrin's sister, Sara Hestrin-Lerner, was the recipient of the Israel Prize, in medical science, in 1955.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site - Recipients in 1957 (in Hebrew)".
  2. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site - Recipients in 1955 (in Hebrew)".

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