Joachim Frank

1940 - Today

Joachim Frank

Joachim Frank (born September 12, 1940) is a German-American biophysicist at Columbia University and a Nobel laureate. He is regarded as the founder of single-particle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2017 with Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joachim Frank has received more than 172,177 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 176th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Joachim Frank ranks 176 out of 473Before him are Hans von Euler-Chelpin, John Cornforth, Arieh Warshel, Johan August Arfwedson, Richard F. Heck, and Paul Lauterbur. After him are Antoine Jérôme Balard, Aaron Klug, Julius Axelrod, Aziz Sancar, John Pople, and Stanley B. Prusiner.

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Among people born in 1940, Joachim Frank ranks 70Before him are Lance Henriksen, Nancy Pelosi, Mario Andretti, Óscar Arias, Mina, and Arieh Warshel. After him are Burt Young, Raul Julia, Bruce Chatwin, George Akerlof, James Brolin, and Brian Josephson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joachim Frank ranks 860 out of 3,763Before him are Joseph Pilates (1883), Albert III, Duke of Saxony (1443), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), and Helmut Schön (1915). After him are Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1628), Sebastian Münster (1488), Konrad Witz (1400), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Ernst Barlach (1870), and Kurt Zeitzler (1895).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Joachim Frank ranks 35Before him are Hennig Brand (1630), Georg Wittig (1897), August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818), Fritz Strassmann (1902), Feodor Lynen (1911), and Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873). After him are Emil Erlenmeyer (1825), Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802), Hermann Kolbe (1818), John Polanyi (1929), Robert Huber (1937), and Joachim Sauer (1949).

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