MIMS Group Leader Emmanuelle Charpentier receives very prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

DANDRITE congratulates MIMS Group Leader Emmanuelle Charpentier for receiving the very prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation for her discoveries on the bacterial CRISPR-Cas9. The award recognizes "excellence in research aimed at finding cures for intractable diseases and extending human life". Professor Charpentier is one of the awardees that receive $3 million each for their groundbreaking work in life sciences and fundamental physics. She was honored together with Jennifer Doudna, U.S.A., "for harnessing an ancient mechanism of bacterial immunity into a powerful and general technology for editing genomes, with wide-ranging implications across biology and medicine".

2014.11.12 | Karen Bech

MIMS Group Leader Emmanuelle Charpentier

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