Joachim Frank

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Joachim Frank
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Joachim Frank unner Nobel Prize press conference in Stockholm, December 2017
Born (1940-09-12) 12 September 1940 (age 82)
Siegen, Germany
CitizenshipUnitit States, Germany[1]
EddicationVarsity o Freiburg (BS)
Varsity o Munich (MS)
Technical Varsity o Munich (PhD)
Kent forSingle-pairticle cryo-electron microscopy
Ribosome structure and dynamics
Hauf-marrae(s)Carol Saginaw (m. 1983)
AwairdsBenjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science (2014)
Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences (2017)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2017)
Scientific career
FieldsStructural biologie
Cryo-electron microscopy
InstitutionsColumbia Varrsity College o Physeecians an Surgeons, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Joachim Frank (born 12 September 1940) is a German-born American biopheesicist at Columbia Varsity, New York Ceety an a Nobel laureate. He is regairdit as the foonder o single-pairticle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) , for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2017 wi Jacques Dubochet an Richard Henderson. He an aw made significant contributions tae structur an function o the ribosome frae bacteria an eukaryotes.

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  1. Frank, Joachim (2017), Curriculum Vitae. Retrieved October 4, 2017.