Robert Huber (February 20, 1937 in Munich) is a German chemist. He was co-winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with ohann deisenhofer and Hartmut Michel (Hartmut Michel (July 18, 1948 in Ludwigsburg, Germany) is a German biochemist. He is…) “for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of photosynthetic reactive centers”.
He studies, passes his doctorate (The doctorate (from the Latin doctorem, from doctum, supin from docere, to teach) is usually…) and his empowerment (The habilitation is the highest academic qualification a person can receive in…) to conduct research at the Technological University of Munich. From 1971 to March 2005, he was director of the institute Max Planck (Max Planck (born Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck April 23, 1858 in Kiel, Germany…) of biochemistry (Biochemistry is the scientific discipline that studies the chemical reactions that take place…) at Martinsried near Munich. Since 1976 he has also been an occasional professor at the Technical University of Munich.
He gets the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded once a year, since 1901, by the Academy…) in 1988, jointly with Johann Deisenhofer and Hartmut Michel, for his research on the three-dimensional structure of photosynthetic reactive centers in bacteria (Bacteria (Bacteria) are prokaryotic unicellular living organisms, characterized…) purple. Robert Huber (Robert Huber (February 20, 1937 in Munich) is a German chemist. He is co-winner…) has profoundly influenced the understanding of photosynthesis (Photosynthesis (Greek φῶς phōs, light and…) through his theoretical and practical work on the radiocrystallography of proteins.