The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 was awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”.

 

 

 

Eric Betzig

Born: 13 January 1960, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA

Prize motivation: “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”

Field: physical chemistry

 

 

 

Stefan W. Hell

Born: 23 December 1962, Arad, Romania

Affiliation at the time of the award: Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Prize motivation: “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”

Field: physical chemistry

 

 

William E. Moerner

Born: 24 June 1953, Pleasanton, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Prize motivation: “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”

Field: physical chemistry

 

 

 

 

Stefan W. Hell winner of The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014