Nathan Sharon#


Nathan Sharon
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:nathan.sharon 'at' weizmann.ac.il
Membership Number:1960
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ISRAEL
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:nsharon
Elected:1999
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Professor Nathan Sharon passed away June 17th, 2011.

Positions held
  • 1995 Professor Emeritus
  • 1976-1977, 1980-1983, 1984-1986 Dean,Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
  • 1973-1983, 1987-1990 Head, Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
  • 1968 Professor, Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
  • 1965 Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
  • 1960 Senior Scientist, Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
  • 1957 Researcher Associate, Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
  • 1954 Researcher Assistant, Department of Biophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot

Fields of Scholarship
  • Lectins - sugars and sugar-binding proteins
  • Glycoproteins
  • Infectious diseases – “anti-adhesion therapy”

Honours and Awards
  • 1973 Landau Prize, Mifal Hapayis
  • 1977 Weizmann Prize in Exact Sciences, from the City of Tel Aviv-Jaffa
  • 1980 Honorary Member, American Society of Biological Chemists
  • 1987 the Weizmann Prize for Sciences
  • 1987 Datta Lectureship Award, Federation of European Biochemical Societies
  • 1987 Honorary doctorate from the University of Paris
  • 1989 Olitzki Prize, Israel Society for Microbiology
  • 1989 Bijvoet Medal, Utrecht University
  • 1990 Docteur Honoris Causa, Université René Descartes, Paris
  • 1994 the Israel Prize in biochemistry
  • 2001 Honorary Fellow, Open University of Israel
  • 2008 the Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology


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