Francisco Santos Biography, Contribution

Francisco Santos is a Filipino scientist and biochemist.

Personal Information
Full Name : Francisco O. Santos
Birth Date : June 3, 1892
Died : February 19, 1983
Birthplace : Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

Education
College : University of the Philippines (1912)
Course : Chemistry
Master : Chemistry, University of the Philippines (1919)
Doctorate : Biochemistry, Yale University (1922)

Career Highlights
* Founder and Director, Food and Nutrition Research Institute
* Professor, University of the Philippines Los Banos

Contribution to Science
* Demonstrated the food value of sweet potato especially its use as anti-beriberi

Awards
1983 – National Scientist of the Philippines

RELATED: List of Filipino Scientists and Their Contributions To Science
See also: List of Famous Filipino Authors and Their Books
See also: List of Philippine Presidents and Vice Presidents

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