Education

Graduate School
Technical University of Munich (1971), Physics
Graduate School
Technical University of Munich (1974), Experimental Physics

Publications

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Structures of bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers.
Deisenhofer J, Michel H Annu. Rev. Cell Biol. 1991 7 1-23
The Photosynthetic Reaction Center from the Purple Bacterium Rhodopseudomonas viridis.
Deisenhofer J, Michel H Science 1989 Sep 245 4925 1463-73
The photosynthetic reaction centre from the purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas viridis.
Deisenhofer J, Michel H Biosci. Rep. 1989 Aug 9 4 383-419

Honors & Awards

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry
    (shared with R. Huber and H. Michel) (1988)
  • Otto-Bayer-Preis
    (shared with H. Michel) (1988)
  • Biological Physics Prize of the American Physical Society
    (shared with H. Michel) (1986)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Academia Europaea (1989)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow 1992)
  • American Crystallographic Association
  • German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina (2003)
  • National Academy of Sciences (1997)