MSE connection to Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Jennifer Doudna talks during a press conference at UC Berkeley in Berkeley Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Doudna received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work with CRISPR Cas9.

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Doudna for winning the Nobel Prize for CRISPR-cas9 technology developed in her lab.  In her news conference, Professor Jennifer Doudna credits our own Jillian Banfield for sparking her interest in the problem that led to CRISPR. Read full news conference here.

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