Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot (1910–1994)

Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin was a British chemist. After teaching an Oxford and Cambridge universities, she spent some time at the University of Ghana, returning to Oxford in 1960. In 1964 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her determination of the structure of vitamin B12 by X-ray crystallography. She also determined the structure of penicillin and insulin.