[ASC-list] Special Lecture by Prof. Ada Yonath, 2009 Nobel Prize Winner at University of Melbourne

Natalie Pestana npestana at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Jan 29 00:07:49 UTC 2010


The School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne is proud to
present
 
The Amazing Ribosome
Prof Ada Yonath,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Winner, 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

11.00 am Wednesday 17 February
Cuming Theatre, School of Chemistry

Professor Ada Yonath, from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot
and 2009 Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry, will present a seminar at the
School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne. Ada shared the prize with
two other protein crystallographers, V. Ramakrishan (MRC Cambridge) and
T. Steitz (Yale University), for having showed what the ribosome looks
like and how it functions at the atomic level. Ribosomes are the
components of cells that make proteins from amino acids. Ada is the
first woman to become a Chemistry Nobel Laureate since 1964.
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2009/press.html
 
No registration required, however groups of 10 or more would like to
attend, please email npestana at unimelb.edu.au
 
http://www.chemistry.unimelb.edu.au/events/index.html#TheAmazingRibosome
 
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