Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin
Order of Merit Dorothy Hodgkin.jpg
Order of Merit medal of Dorothy Hodgkin,
displayed in the Royal Society, London, 2004.
Born(1910-05-12)12 May 1910
Cairo, Egypt
Died29 July 1994(1994-07-29) (aged 84)
Ilmington, Warwickshire, England, UK
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Alma materSomerville College, Oxford
University of Cambridge
Known forDevelopment of Protein crystallography
Determining the structure of Insulin
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1964)
Copley Medal (1976)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Oxford
Doctoral advisorJohn Desmond Bernal

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin OM FRS (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994), née Crowfoot, was a British chemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography. Hodgkin received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964.[1]

Early Life

Hodgkin was born in Cairo Egypt. She and her sisters were sent to live in England when World War l started. She spent the rest of her life there. Her mother was an expert on nature and Ancient Egyptian Textiles. Hodgkin’s father was a British archeologist and scholar.

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