Joachim Frank, PhD

  • Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Professor of Biological Sciences (Columbia University)
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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Professor of Biological Sciences (Columbia University)

Languages

  • German

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, 1967 Physics, University of Freiburg (Germany)
  • MS, 1967 Physics, University of Munich (Germany)
  • Fellowship: 1972 Cornell University - Ithaca

Committees, Societies, Councils

RNA Society

Biophysical Society

Protein Society

Microscopy Society of America

Honors & Awards

  • 1993 Elizabeth Roberts Cole Award of the Biophysical Society
  • 1997 Fellow of the American Assocuiation for the Advancement of Science
  • 2001 Felloow of the Biophysical Society
  • 2005 National Lecturer of the Biophysical Society
  • 2006 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2006 Member of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Member of the American Academy of Microbiology
  • 2007 Distinguished Professor, State University of New York
  • 2008 George E. Palade Distinguished Lecture and Gold Medal (with Ada Yonath and Tom Steitz), Wayne University
  • 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science of the Franklin Institute
  • 2017 Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
  • 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute:¬†Alumni