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Michael Levitt

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Michael Levitt

Michael Levitt
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Levitt during the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences press conference in Stockholm in December 2013
Born (1947-05-09) 9 May 1947 (age 73)[1]
Pretoria, South Africa
EducationPretoria Boys High School
Alma materKing's College London (BScs)
University of Cambridge (PhD)
Spouse(s)Shoshan Brosh
Scientific career
ThesisConformation analysis of proteins (1972)
Doctoral advisorRobert Diamond[6]
Notable students

Michael Levitt, FRS (Hebrew: מיכאל לויט‎; born 9 May 1947) is a South African-born biophysicist. He was a professor of structural biology at Stanford University, a position he has held since 1987.[11][12] Levitt received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.[13]

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  1. LEVITT, Prof. Michael. Who's Who. 2003 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) closed access (subscription required)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Siegel-Itzkovich, Judy (9 October 2013). "Two American Israelis and US jew share Nobel Prize in Chemistry". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 12 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Anon (1983). "Michael Levitt EMBO profile". Heidelberg: European Molecular Biology Organization.
  4. Anon (2017). "ISCB Fellows". International Society for Computational Biology. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Levitt, M. (2001). "The birth of computational structural biology". Nature Structural Biology. 8 (5): 392–393. doi:10.1038/87545. PMID 11323711. S2CID 6519868. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. Diamond, R.; Levitt, M. (1971). "A refinement of the structure of lysozyme". Biochemical Journal. 125 (4): 92P. doi:10.1042/bj1250092Pa. PMC 1178298. PMID 5144255. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Daggett, V.; Levitt, M. (1993). "Protein Unfolding Pathways Explored Through Molecular Dynamics Simulations". Journal of Molecular Biology. 232 (2): 600–619. doi:10.1006/jmbi.1993.1414. PMID 7688428. S2CID 2341877.
  8. Gerstein, M.; Levitt, M. (1997). "A structural census of the current population of protein sequences". PNAS. 94 (22): 11911–11916. Bibcode:1997PNAS...9411911G. doi:10.1073/pnas.94.22.11911. PMC 23653. PMID 9342336. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. Pethica, R. B.; Levitt, M.; Gough, J. (2012). "Evolutionarily consistent families in SCOP: Sequence, structure and function". BMC Structural Biology. 12: 27. doi:10.1186/1472-6807-12-27. PMC 3495643. PMID 23078280. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. Xia, Y.; Huang, E. S.; Levitt, M.; Samudrala, R. (2000). "Ab initio construction of protein tertiary structures using a hierarchical approach". Journal of Molecular Biology. 300 (1): 171–185. doi:10.1006/jmbi.2000.3835. PMID 10864507. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. "Levitt Lab Server | Computational Structural Biology". Archived from the original on 25 March 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. "Michael Levitt".\accessdate=2017-03-22. Archived from the original on 15 July 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. Van Noorden, Richard (2013). "Modellers react to chemistry award: Nobel Prize proves that theorists can measure up to experimenters". Nature. 502 (7471): 280. Bibcode:2013Natur.502..280V. doi:10.1038/502280a. PMID 24132265.