Former Academia participant Jacques Dubochet wins Nobel Prize



Thursday, 5. October 2017

Nobel Prize in chemistry for Jacques Debochet

The Swiss Jacques Dubochet from the University of Lausanne is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of cryo-electron microscopes, which enable them to visualize molecules in their natural environment in the cell.

Jacques Dubochet shares the award with two other scientists: Joachim Frank from the USA and Richard Henderson from England.

Jacques Dubochet took part at the dialogue of science in Engelberg several times. He was a committed participant.

Here is a report from “The Guardian”.

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