Dorothy Hodgkin Crowfoot

12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994

Dorothy Hodgkin Crowfoot

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin is well-known for her work as an X-ray Crystallographer and was one of the main founders of protein crystallography. She won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1964 “for her determination by X-ray techniques of the structures of biologically important molecules”; namely insulin, penicillin and cholesterol.

Find out more about her research and family life in the following articles.

Articles about Dorothy:

Obituary: Protein Science

The Guardian: Dorothy Hodgkin and the Year of Crystallography

The Independent: Obituary: Professor Dorothy Hodgkin, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Biographical Enhancing X-ray Vision

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