Dr. Emmy Klieneberger-Nobel

Title: Dr.
Prename: Emmy
Surname: Klieneberger-Nobel
Name of birth: Klieneberger
Profession: Microbiologist
Birthday: 02/25/1892
Place of birth: Frankfurt/M.
Date of death: 09/11/1985
Married since: 1944
Married to: Edmund Nobel
Profession husband: pediatrician
Education: 1911 women teachers’ examination; 1913 final high school examinations (*Abitur*) and university studies (botany, zoology, mathematics, physics) in Göttingen; 1917 doctorate in Frankfurt; 1918 qualification for high school teaching; 1919 state teaching examination
Career: 1919–22 high school teacher in Dresden; 1922–30 microbiologist at the municipal Hygiene Institute in Frankfurt; 1930 university lecturer qualification (*Habilitation*); from 1930 lecturer; 1933 forced retirement without pension; 1933 emigrates to London, stays at Crosby Hall; 1934 British Federation of University Women (BFUW) German Scholar Crosby Hall Residential Fellowship; 1933–62 research at the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, London
Memberships: Until 1933 German Federation of University Women (DAB); German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology; 1967 honorary member of the Robert Koch Institute, 1967 corresponding member of the German Society for Bacteriology and Hygiene (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Bakteriologie und Hygiene)
Biographical literature: Johanna Bleker and Sabine Schleiermacher, *Ärztinnen aus dem Kaiserreich. Lebensläufe einer Generation* (Weinheim: Deutscher Studien-Verlag, 2000), 266–7; Gary E. Rice, “Emmy Klieneberger-Nobel (1892–1985),” in *Women in the Biological Sciences. A Biobibliographic Sourcebook*, ed. Louise S. Grinstein, Carol A. Biermann, and Rose K. Rose (Westport, CN: Greenwood, 1997), 261–5
Major works: *Über die Größe und Beschaffenheit der Zellkerne mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Systematik* (diss.; Dresden, Heinrich, 1917); *Pleuropneumonia-like organisms <PPLO> mycoplasmataceae* (London: Academic Press, 1962); *Memoirs* (London: Academic Press, 1980)
Links: [obituary, Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland](http://jmm.sgmjournals.org/content/22/2/183.full.pdf)