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|Wayne A. Hendrickson|
April 25, 1941 |
Spring Valley, Wisconsin, USA
|Fields||Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Johns Hopkins University
|Notable awards||Christian B. Anfinsen Award|
Wayne A. Hendrickson (born April 25, 1941, New York City) is an American biophysicist and University professor at Columbia. He is best known for innovating the use of multi-wavelength anomalous dispersion as an analytical tool for protein crystallography.
Hendrickson obtained a B.A. in biology and physics from University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Ph.D in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992. He won the Christian B. Anfinsen Award in 1997, Gairdner International Award in 2003 and Harvey Prize in 2004.
- "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter h". American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved June 19, 2011.
- University biography from Columbia University