Dr. Francis P. Garvan - 1932

Therefore, upon Dr. Francis P. Garvan, of New York City, has been conferred the Mendel Medal for 1932. Dr. Garvan is well known, today, as the president of the Chemical Foundation of America, which organization, under his guidance, has done much for the furtherance of chemistry.

The Mendel Medal Bulletin. Villanova College, Villanova, Pennsylvania, V:11(1933).

Garvan, Francis Patrick, lawyer; born East Hartford, Connecticut, June 13, 1875; Son of Patrick and Mary (Carroll) Garvan; A.B., Yale, 1897; LL.B., New York Law School, 1899; studied Catholic University, 1898; LL.D., Fordham, 1919; A.M., Yale, 1922; LL.D., Trinity College, 1935; married Mabel Brady, June 9, 1910. Began practice in New York City, 1899, assistant district attorney, 1900-1910; director Bureau of Investigation, U.S., and manager New York office of alien property custodian, March 4, 1919; also assistant attorney general of U.S. Dean Fordham Law School 1919-1923; trustee Catholic University. Democrat. Catholic. Home: New York, N.Y. Died November 7, 1937. 

Who Was Who in America. Volume I, 1897-1942. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1943, p. 442.

image of Mendel statue on Villanova campus
Image of Mendel statue on Villanova campus

Brian Kobilka, MD - 2015

Brian Kobilka, MD - 2015

Villanova University has named Nobel Prize-winning Biochemist Brian Kobilka, MD, holder of the Helene Irwin Fagan Chair in Cardiology at Stanford University, as the recipient of its 2015 Mendel Medal, in recognition of his groundbreaking work on G-protein-coupled receptors in the human body, the structures through which cells sense and respond to chemical signals in the human body.

About Dr. Francis P. Garvan - 1932

Dr. Francis P. Garvan - 1932

Dr. Garvan is well known, today, as the president of the Chemical Foundation of America, which organization, under his guidance, has done much for the furtherance of chemistry.