Ada Yonath

Ada Yonath

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009
Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science

She is focusing on protein biosynthesis, on the antibiotics hampering this process and on origin of life. In the seventies she established the first structural-biology laboratory in Israel. In parallel, during 1986-2004 she headed Max-Planck-Research-Unit for Ribosome Structure in Hamburg, Germany.

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