The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2002
John B. Fenn, Koichi Tanaka, Kurt Wüthrich
John B. Fenn
Born: 15 June 1917, New York, NY, USA
Died: 10 December 2010, Richmond, VA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their development of soft desorption ionisation methods for mass spectrometric analyses of biological macromolecules"
Field: physical chemical methodology