The Gregori Aminoff Prize rewards documented, individual contributions in the field of crystallography, including areas concerned with the dynamics of the formation and determination of crystal structures.
The Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2020 was awarded to Douglas C. Rees, California Institute of Technology, USA and Jian-Ren Shen, Okayama University, Japan:
“ for their fundamental contributions to the understanding of biological redox metal clusters”.
The Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2021 was awarded to John C.H. Spence, Arizona State University, USA, Henry N. Chapman, University of Hamburg, Germany and Janos Hajdu, Uppsala University, Sweden:
“for their fundamental contributions to the development of X-ray free electron laser based structural biology”.
The Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2022 was awarded to Elena Conti, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany, Patrick Cramer Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany and Seth Darst, the Rockefeller University, New York, USA:
“for structural studies of synthesis and regulated degradation of RNA”.
Welcome and presentation of the Aminoff Prize Laureates
Prof. Martin Högbom, Stockholm University, Sweden
Nitrogenase: looking inside the black box
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2020, Prof. Douglas Rees, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology, USA
The engine of life driven by light – Structure of photosystem II and the mechanism of photosynthetic water-splitting
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2020, Prof. Jian-Ren Shen, Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Science, Okayama University, Japan
Diffraction before destruction
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2021, Prof. Janos Hajdu, Uppsala University, Sweden
Coherent Diffractive Imaging of Macromolecules
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2021, Prof. Henry Chapman, University of Hamburg, Germany
In memoriam Aminoff Prize Laureate 2021 John Spence, Arizona State University, USA
Degradation of eukaryotic RNAs: molecular and regulatory mechanisms
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2022, Prof. Elena Conti, Max-Planck-Institute, Martinsried, Germany
Changing Taq for bacterial RNA polymerase structure
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2022, Prof. Seth Darst, Rockefeller University, NY, USA
Integrated structural biology of gene transcription and its regulation
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate 2022, Prof. Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute, Göttingen, Germany
Summary and end of Symposium
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