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Encyclopedia > Kurt Wüthrich

Kurt Wüthrich (born October 4, 1938) is a Swiss chemist and Nobel laureate. October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Swiss Confederation or Switzerland is a landlocked federal state in Europe, with neighbours Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. ... -1... The Nobel Prizes (pronounced no-BELL or no-bell) are awarded annually to people who have done outstanding research, invented groundbreaking techniques or equipment, or made outstanding contributions to society. ...


Born in Aarberg, Switzerland, Wüthrich was educated in chemistry, physics, and mathematics at the University of Berne before pursuing his Ph.D. under the direction of Silvio Fallab at the University of Basel, awarded in 1964. He continued post-doctoral work with Fallab for a short time before leaving to work at the University of California, Berkeley from 1965 to 1967 with Robert E. Connick. That was followed by a stint working with Robert G. Shulman at the Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey (1967-1969). The Swiss Confederation or Switzerland is a landlocked federal state in Europe, with neighbours Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. ... -1... Physics (from the Greek, φυσικός (physikos), natural, and φύσις (physis), Nature) is the science of Nature in the broadest sense. ... Mathematics, often abbreviated maths in Commonwealth English and math in American English, is the study of abstraction. ... The University of Berne is a university in the Swiss capital of Berne. ... The University of Basel (German: Universität Basel) is located at Basel, Switzerland. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley (also known as Cal, UC Berkeley, UCB, or simply Berkeley) is a public coeducational university situated in the foothills of Berkeley, California, USA to the east of San Francisco Bay, overlooking the Golden Gate. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Robert G. Shulman (born 1924) is a biophysicist and a member of the faculty of Yale University. ... Bell Telephone Laboratories or Bell Labs was originally the research and development arm of the United States Bell System, and was the premier corporate facility of its type, developing a range of revolutionary technologies from telephone switches to specialized coverings for telephone cables, to the transistor. ... Murray Hill is a locality of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey located in Union County in north-central New Jersey. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...


Wüthrich returned to Switzerland, to Zürich, in 1969, where he began his career there at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Federal Institute of Technology), rising to Professor of Biophysics by 1980. He currently maintains a laboratory there, although his appointment is at The Scripps Research Institute, in La Jolla California. Zürich IPA (in English often Zurich, which is also the standard French form of the name) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 364,558 in 2002; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


He was awarded part of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his leadership of ongoing work, begun in the 1970s, on the use of multidimensional nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study the structure of proteins. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... Events and trends Although in the United States and in many other Western societies the 1970s are often seen as a period of transition between the turbulent 1960s and the more conservative 1980s and 1990s, many of the trends that are associated widely with the Sixties, from the Sexual Revolution... Pacific Northwest National Laboratorys 800 MHz NMR spectrometer being loaded with sample. ... Spectroscopy is the study of spectra, ie. ... A representation of the 3D structure of myoglobin, showing coloured alpha helices. ...


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