Structural Biology and Nobel Prizes
Nobel Week 2021 takes place December 6-12 in Sweden, with many events and lectures streamed online.
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be awarded jointly to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
PDB structures help us understand these discoveries. Visit PDB-101 to learn more about Piezo1 Mechanosensitive Channel and Capsaicin Receptor TRPV1.
Browse PDB-101 to explore articles and resources that highlight many of the PDB structures and related experimental techniques associated with Nobel Prizes, including a timeline of awards made in Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Physics and corresponding Molecule of the Month articles.