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Former PEF scientist awarded 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Joachim Frank was notified October 4 by the Nobel Prize Committee in Stockholm that he had won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, along with two other scientists. Frank is a former PEF member who worked at the state Health Department’s Wadsworth Center as recently as 1998 as a research scientist 8.

Pictured here, Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of biological sciences, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017, shared with Richard Henderson and Jacques Dubochet “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution.” READ MORE

Joachim Frank

Joachim Frank