Johann Deisenhofer

Interview

Interview, April 2007

Interview with Johann Deisenhofer, 1988 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, on 25 April 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.

Johann Deisenhofer talks about his scientific beginnings, what made co-Laureate Robert Huber a unique mentor (5:08), why people failed to realise the importance of Hartmut Michel’s groundbreaking experiment (11:28) and how this allowed the three researchers to discover their breakthrough almost without competition (39:13), and how the field of structural biology has changed and how it needs to evolve (43:52).

Transcript of the Interview with Johann Deisenhofer

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