Many publications by Max Planck scientists in 2020 were of great social relevance or met with a great media response. We have selected 13 articles to present you with an overview of some noteworthy research of the year
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Prof. Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Scientific and Managing Director of the newly established Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin for her groundbreaking work on the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. She shares the prize with Jennifer Doudna from the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
The Director of the Max Planck Research Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin was awarded the Nobel Prize for her groundbreaking work on the genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9. Emmanuelle Charpentier shares the prize with Jennifer Doudna.