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Women in STEM: Ada Yonath

Ada YonathAda Yonath (1939-) is an Israeli crystallographer who won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work has been on ribosomal structure and function. Her maps of ribosome structure have been used to create antibiotics. She was also a pioneer in crystallography, and her lab was the first protein crystallography lab in Israel. She has won many other awards in addition to the Nobel.

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