Albert Schatz, grandfather of Carl Sigmond Pictured: Albert Schatz. Read about Carl's summer work on Decentered, the blog of the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Discovering the Discovery and the Grandfather Who Saved Millions

Discovering the Discovery and the Grandfather Who Saved Millions

Carl Sigmond ’13, through a grant from the Hurford Center for Arts and Humanities and the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center, documented the life and legacy of his grandfather, Albert Schatz, who discovered streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis.