Our DHC, Emmanuelle Charpentier, wins the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, Doctor honoris causa of the LIBST in 2018, and to Jennifer Doudna, two geneticists who have developed "molecular scissors" capable of modifying human genes, a revolutionary breakthrough.

The award is given to them for developing "a method for editing genes", with "a tool for rewriting the code of life", the jury said in Stockholm when announcing the prize this Wednesday October, 7.

Published on October 07, 2020