AmCham Lecture - Nobel Laureate Professor Ada E. Yonath
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The Power of Ribosomes
The Influence of Scientific Developments on Daily Life
- 10 am Tuesday 14 June, 2016
- The Conference Hall, University of Gibraltar
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Award winning Biochemist, Professor Ada E Yonath
The AmCham lecture series in close collaboration with HM Government of Gibraltar and the University of Gibraltar is proud to feature Nobel Prize Winner Ada E. Yonath. Professor Ada E. Yonath.
Ms. Yonath is an Israeli crystallographer best known for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome. Born in Jerusalem, biochemist, Professor Ada E Yonath was the first Israeli woman to receive the Nobel Prize for her work on the structure and functions of the ribosome. She was the first woman in the Middle East to win a Nobel Prize in the sciences, and the fourth woman to win a Nobel Chemistry Prize.
From humble beginnings she has risen to earn a high number of awards and honours, including the following: the Wolf Prize in Chemistry, the L’Oreal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science, and Israel Prize for chemistry. Today, she is the director of the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Centre for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizman Institute of science.
The Juan Verde Lecture has been postponed until further notice.