Benjamin Franklin Medal   UPenn

The Ribosome: Structure and Function

RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM HONORING
2014 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MEDAL LAUREATE
JOACHIM FRANK

The 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science is awarded to Joachim Frank, Ph.D. for the development of Cryo-Electron Microscopy, for using this technology combined with single particle reconstruction to investigate the structure of large organic molecules at high resolution, and for discoveries regarding the mechanism of translation by the ribosome during protein synthesis in cells. Along with The Franklin Institute, the symposium is being sponsored by the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and the Department of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Joachim Frank

 

APRIL 23, 2014
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Speakers

Peter B. Moore, Ph.D.
Sterling Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

Barry S. Cooperman, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

Christian Spahn, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin

Yifan Cheng, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco

Joachim Frank, Ph.D.
2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal Laureate
Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University

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Free and open to the public with prior registration

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Ashley Douglass, 215.573.9758

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