Nobel Prize Winner in 2009

Ada Yonath


Nobel Prize Winner in 2009

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Office phone: (972) 8 934 3028/2541

Education

1959-1962 B.Sc. Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
1962-1964 M.Sc. Biochemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
1964-1968 Ph.D. X-ray crystallography, Weizmann Institute (WIS), Israel
1969   Post Doctoral Fellow, Mellon Inst. Pittsburgh, Pa., USA
1970   Post Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA


Work Experience

1989-   Director, the Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Assemblies, WIS
1988-   Kimmel Professor, Dept. of Structural Biology, WIS


Awards

2017 – India's Prime Minister Gold Medal for Outstanding Scientific Contributions
2015 – The Roentgen Medal, Germany
2015 – India's Prime Minister Gold Medal of Distinction
2013 – Distinguished Science Award, Galapagos
2012 – Prakash S. Datta medal, FEBS, Seville 2012
2012 – Academia Sinica Award, Taiwan
2011 – Cite of Florence Award
2011 – President of Panama Award
2011 – Maria Sklodowska-Curie Medal of the Polish Chemical Society
2011 – Gold Medal of Distinction from India's Prime Minister
2011 – Erna Hamburger Prize EFEL-WISH Foundation, Lausanne
2010 – Wilhelm-Exner-Medaille, Vienna, Austria
2009 – The Golden DESY Pin, Hamburg, Germany
2009 – Nobel Prize for Chemistry, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 – Erice Prize for Peace, Rome, the Vatican
2008 – Albert Einstein World Award of science, Princeton University, NJ, USA.
2008 – The UNESCO-L'Oréal Award for European Woman in Life science, Paris
2008 – The George E. Palade Gold Medal, Wayne State U. Medical School, Detroit, USA
2008 – The Linus Pauling Gold Medal – Stanford, USA
2007 – The American Chemical Society Luncheon in honor the Wolf Prize, Boston, USA
2007 – The Wolf Prize, Jerusalem, Israel
2007 – The Paul Ehrlich-Ludwig Darmstaedter Medal, Germany
2006 – The Otto Loewy Lecture of the David Herzog Fund Medal, Graz, Austria
2006 – The Israel Prime Minister EMET award
2006 – The Rothschild Prize for Life Sciences
2005 – Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia University, NYC
2005 – The Fritz Lipmann Lectureship, the German Biochemical Society, Berlin
2005 – The Datta Lectureship Award, IUBMB, Budapest Hungary
2004 – The Massry Foundation International Award and Medal for Ribosome Research

2004 – The Paul Karrer Gold Medal, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 – The Anfinsen Prize of the Protein Society, Boston, USA
2003 – Medal of distinction, Israeli Chemical Society
2002 – Harvey Prize for Natural Sciences, the Technion, Israel
2002 – The Israel Prize for Chemical Research
2002 – The F.A. Cotton Medal, the USA Chemical Society, USA
2000 – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Certificate of Distinction, USA
2000 – The Kilby International Award, USA
2000 – The First European Crystallography Prize, Nancy, France
1990 – Kolthof Award for outstanding research in Chemistry, Haifa, Israel
1974 – Somach Sachs Award for Outstanding Work in Biochemistry
1967 – Miphal Hapais Prize for Outstanding Graduate Studies


 

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