The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, Ada E. Yonath
Thomas A. Steitz
Born: 23 August 1940, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Prize motivation: "for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome"
Field: biochemistry, structural chemistry