Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin
Order of Merit medal of Dorothy Hodgkin,
displayed in the Royal Society, London, 2004.
Born (1910-05-12)12 May 1910
Cairo, Egypt
Died 29 July 1994(1994-07-29) (aged 84)
Ilmington, Warwickshire, England, UK
Nationality United Kingdom
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions University of Oxford
Alma mater Somerville College, Oxford
University of Cambridge
Doctoral advisor John Desmond Bernal
Known for Development of Protein crystallography
Determining the structure of Insulin
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1964)
Copley Medal (1976)

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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