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CRISPR Pioneers Recognized With a Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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As Future Human’s resident biotech reporter, I was thrilled by the news this morning that Jennifer Doudna, PhD, and Emmanuelle Charpentier, PhD, had been honored with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work developing the genome-editing system CRISPR. The award is historic because it’s the first time that an all-women team has won a Nobel Prize for any science.

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.