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Wuthrich, Kurt

Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 83 years of age.
Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Chemists, Essayists, Physicists, Poets

1938 – Born in Aarberg, Switzerland on the 4th of October.

1964 – Wüthrich was educated in chemistry, physics, and mathematics at the University of Berne before pursuing his Ph.D. under the direction of Silvio Fallab at the University of Basel.

1965 – He continued post-doctoral work with Fallab for a short time before leaving to work at the University of California, Berkeley with Robert E. Connick.

1969 – Wüthrich returned to Switzerland, to Zurich.

1980 – He began his career there at the ETH Zurich, rising to Professor of Biophysics.

2002 – He was awarded part of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his leadership of ongoing work.