Ada Yonath

Ada Yonath

Born: June 6, 1939

Nationality: Israel

Occupation: chemist,biologist,pedagogue,university teacher,molecular biologist

Biography: Ada E. Yonath (Hebrew: עדה יונת‎, pronounced [ˈada joˈnat]) (born 22 June 1939) is an Israeli crystallographer best known for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome. She is the current director of the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizmann Institute of Science.

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