Ada E. Yonath


2015 Randolph T. Major Lecture Series

Ada E. Yonath, Ph.D., 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and Martin S. and Helen Kimmel Professor of Structural Biology at the Weizmann Institute in Israel, delivered two scientific talks at the University of Connecticut as part of the 2015 Randolph T. Major Lecture Series:

“The Amazing Ribosome and its Tiny Enemies”
Monday, April 6, 2015
4:00 – 5:00 PM

“Climbing the Everest beyond the Everest”
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

2015 R.T. Major Lecture Series Flyer

About Ada E. Yonath, Ph.D.

Recipient of the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Born: 22 June 1939, Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Prize motivation: “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome”

Field: biochemistry, structural chemistry

Prize share: 1/3



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