crystallographer crystallographer  /ˌkrɪ stə ˈlɑ ɡrə fər/


  • (n) a specialist in crystallography


  1. There she finally met the Crick to her Watson, the crystallographer Aaron Klug, with whom she did the best work of her career.
  2. He is a brilliant, nonstop talker, was trained as a crystallographer before switching to biology.


  1. "If I look in my crystal ball and see where this is going, I think this blows open the field of single-molecule biophysics," Block says. "We have achieved a resolution for a single molecule comparable to what a crystallographer typically...
    on Nov 13, 2005 By: Steven M Block Source: RxPG NEWS

  2. "I'm a biochemist and he'sa biochemist, but beyond that he'sa crystallographer, a structural chemist and a geneticist," said Arthur Kornberg.
    on Oct 4, 2006 By: Arthur Kornberg Source: Stanford Report

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