Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Alsberg, Carl Lucas
ALSBERG, CARL LUCAS, an American biochemist, born in New York In 1877. He graduated from Columbia University in 1896 and later studied in Germany. He was in the chemical department of Harvard University from 1905 to 1908. In the latter year he became chemical biologist for the Bureau of Plant Industry, serving until 1912, when he became Chief of the Bureau of Chemistry in the United States Department of Agriculture. He was a member of many chemical societies.