Wayne Hendrickson

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Wayne A. Hendrickson
Born (1941-04-25) April 25, 1941 (age 74)
Spring Valley, Wisconsin, USA
Residence USA
Citizenship United States
Fields Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics
Institutions Columbia University
Alma mater University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Johns Hopkins University
Notable awards Christian B. Anfinsen Award (1997)
Alexander Hollaender Award in Biophysics (1998)
Gairdner Foundation International Award (2003)
Harvey Prize (2004)

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.[1] He won the Christian B. Anfinsen Award in 1997, Gairdner Foundation International Award in 2003 and Harvey Prize in 2004.


  1. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter h" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved June 19, 2011. 

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