CRISPR Medicine News, 8 October 2020 | CRISPR Pioneers Take Home the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry - CRISPR Medicine

Breaking: The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for developing CRISPR

What a fantastic week for the CRISPR field! The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences yesterday awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Drs. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna.

The pair received the honourable prize for discovering the full potential of the naturally occuring CRISPR/Cas9 system that has revolutionised how researchers work within molecular biology. Read our short story about the rapid road from discovery to Nobel Prize in less than 10 years.

Clinical Trial Update – CRISPR-Based Diagnostics for Infectious Disease

Did you know that we have a database for clinical trials within CRISPR Medicine? We have just added two trials within diagnostics for infectious diseases, and we will continue to update as more details become available.

You can read our summary of the newly added trials here.

CRISPR Medicine Jobs is Here!

We recently launched the first targeted recruitment platform for CRISPR-related jobs. Prospective employers and job seekers from all over the world can use this unique platform to find highly skilled scientists and exciting jobs within the CRISPR Medicine field!

Check out the first external job posting from the Hendel Lab in Isreal right here.

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