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PI (Alumna): Emmanuelle Charpentier


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Emmanuelle Charpentier honoured in Oviedo: Princess of Asturias Award

151022 EC receives the Prize from King Felipe VI from Spain 464543545 credits FPA[151020-151024] Emmanuelle Charpentier was celebrated in Oviedo, Asturia, Spain.
She received the Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

During the Awards Week (20-24 October 2015), Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna opened an outdoor exhibition with paintings from school children, who illustrated CRISPR-Cas9 and the research about gene-editing.

Read the press information from the Fundación Princesa de Asturias

The 2015 Massry Prize for Emmanuelle Charpentier

Massry Prize for Emmanuelle Charpentier

[2015-10-08] The 2015 Massry Prize will be awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier on a ceremony in Beverly Hills on October 29th, 2015. 

About the Massry Prize:
The Meira and Shaul G. Massry Foundation,  Professor emeritus of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of University Southern California, established the international Massry Prize in 1996 to recognize contributions to the biomedical sciences and the advancement of health. Founded by Shaul Massry, the nonprofit foundation promotes education and research in nephrology, physiology and related fields.

Read more about the Massry Prize

Otto Warburg Medal to Emmanuelle Charpentier

151003 Otto Warburg Medal 2016 awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier Webpage GBM small[2015-10-05] The Geman Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM ), Elsevier and BBA choose the Winner of the Otto Warburg Medal 2016 and published it on their website: Emmanuelle Charpentier will receive the medal on April 1st, 2016.
"We are very pleased to be able to award the Otto Warburg Medal to such an important scientist", Johannes Buchner, president of the GBM commented.
The Otto Warburg Medal has been awarded since 1963, and enjoys great international prestige.

Read more about the Otto Warburg Medal

Emmanuelle Charpentier seleted as 2016 L'Oreal- UNECSO "For Women in Science" Awardee

[2015-10-03] The L'Oreal Foundation and UNESCO announced on Friday night 2nd October the five laureates who will be honored on the 24 March 2016 at the Grand Amphitheatre of the Sorbonne in Paris. Each laureate will receive a Prize of €100.000 to "reward their contribution to science", as the Foundation stated in their press release. Emmanuelle is the Laureate representing Europe, Hualan Chen from China represents Asia Pacific, Jennifer Doudna, Berkeley, North America, Andrea Gamarnik from Argentina is selected for Latin America, and Professor Quarraisha ABDOOL KARIM (South Africa) is representing the Africa & Arab States.

Read more about the L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Initiative and earlier awardees

Emmanuelle Charpentier - The Humboldt Professor on Deutsche Welle Television

Deutsche WelleMIMS group leader and UCMR guest professor Emmanuelle Charpentier is also a Humboldt Professor at Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany and at Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany.

A Humboldt Professorship is one of the most prestigious research awards for international researchers in Germany. It s worth five million EUR and granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The awards are funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Emmanuelle Charpentier received the award in 2013.



Emmanuelle Charpentier - receives Gabbay Award

Together with Jennifer Doudna and Feng Zhang, the MIMS group leader and professor at Hannover Medical School and Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research shares the 17th Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award prize. The prize ceremony takes place at Brandeis University on 27 October 2014.

Press release from Brandeis University MA, USA

Press release from Umeå University

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