The birth of computational structural biology

@article{Levitt2001TheBO,
  title={The birth of computational structural biology},
  author={Michael Levitt},
  journal={Nature Structural Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={8},
  pages={392-393}
}
  • M. Levitt
  • Published 1 May 2001
  • Chemistry
  • Nature Structural Biology
Like Sydney Altman 1 , I too was initially rejected by the renowned Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England. The year was 1967 and I was then in my final year of a B.Sc. degree in Physics at Kings College in London. Enthralled by John Kendrew's BBC 1964 television series " The Thread of Life " , I wanted desperately to do my Ph.D. at the MRC in Cambridge. Alas there was no room for any new postgraduate students in 1967! After some negotiations, I was… 

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