Henry M Sobell
University of Rochester
Henry M Sobell has completed his studies at Brooklyn Technical High School (1948-1952), Columbia College (1952-1956) and the University of Virginia, School of Medicine (1956-1960) in Brooklyn New York. Instead of practicing Clinical Medicine, he then went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge to join Professor Alexander Rich in the Department of Biology (1960-1965) as a Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral fellow; he learned the technique of single Crystal X- Ray Analysis. He then joined the Chemistry Department at the University of Rochester and was then jointly appointed to the Department of Biophysics School of Medicine and Dentistry becoming a full Professor in both departments (1965-1993). He is now retired and living in New York, USA.
Understanding of the structure and physical properties of DNA.