Robert Huber joins the University of Cardiff, where he develops an inter-School initiative in Structural Biology.

Robert Huber becomes Professor at the Technical University in Munich, with which he had always been connected throughout his career.

Robert Huber receives the Richard Kuhn Medal from the Society of German Chemists.

Robert Huber receives the Emil von Behring Medal from the University of Marburg.

Robert Huber studies for his diploma in chemistry at the Technische Hochschule (later Technische Universität) in Munich. Here is is particularly influenced by W. Hieber, E. O. Fischer, F. Weygand, G. Joos, and G. Scheibe. For his diploma work, Huber joins the laboratory of W. Hoppe, to study crystallography of the insect metamorphosis hormone ecdysone.

Robert Huber receives, with Johann Deisenhofer and Hartmut Micher, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction center.

Robert Huber receives the Sir Hans Krebs Medal.

Robert Huber receives the E. K. Frey Medal from the German Society for Surgery.

Robert Huber marries Christa Essing, with whom he has four children, two daughters and two sons.

Robert Huber completes his doctorate degree at the Technische Hochschule of Munich, on the crystal structure of a diazo compound. After his thesis, he continues his work with W. Hoppe.

Robert Huber is born in Munich, the first child of Sebastian and Helena Huber. While his father works as a cashier at a bank, his mother brings up the couple’s two children, under the hardships of the war.

Robert Huber attends the Humanistische Karls-Gymnasium in Munich. The school has a strong component of Greek and Latin, but also optional monthly hour of chemistry, which Huber complements by reading all the materials he could on a self-taught basis. There, he also dedicates his time to athletics and skiing.

Robert Huber receives the Keilin Medal from the London Biochemical Society.

Robert Huber is offered a chair of structural biology at the Biozentrum, in Basel.

Robert Huber becomes a researcher at the Center for Medical Biotechnology of the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Robert Huber begins, with W. Hoppe and Braunitzer’s support, crystallographic work on the insect protein erythrocruorin. The elucidation of this structure, and comparison with mammalian globins identified by Peruts and Kendew, suggests a universal glob in fold of the insect metamorphosis hormone ecdysone.

Robert Huber receives the Otto Warburg Medal from the German Society for Biological Chemistry.

Robert Huber becomes director of the Max-Planck-Institut for Biochemistry in Martinsried, where he continues his work until being named Director Emeritus in 2005.