The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

Emmanuelle Charpentier preliminary portrait

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Prize share: 1/2

Jennifer A. Doudna

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded jointly to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna "for the development of a method for genome editing"

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