Rodney R. Porter
(British Biochemist and 1972 Nobel Prize in Medicine Winner Known for Determining the Chemical Structure of Antibodies)
Birthdate: October 8, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newton-le-Willows, United Kingdom
Died: September 6, 1985
British biochemist Rodney Robert Porter, CH, FRS, FRSE, is best-known for determining chemical structure of an antibody for which he received Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (shared with Gerald M. Edelman) in 1972. He served at NIMR, as Pfizer Professor of Immunology at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School and as Whitley Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford.