The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution".

 

Jacques Dubochet

Born: 8 June 1942, Aigle, Switzerland

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Prize motivation: "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"

 

Prize share: 1/3

 

Joachim Frank

Born: 12 September 1940, Siegen, Germany

Affiliation at the time of the award: Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"

 

Prize share: 1/3

 

Richard Henderson

Born: 19 July 1945, Edinburgh, Scotland

Affiliation at the time of the award: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"

 

Prize share: 1/3

 

 

 

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