Emmanuelle Charpentier awarded the Leibniz Prize 2016
 Emmanuelle Charpentier is one of the 10 scientists in German who were awarded the Leibniz Prize 2016 by the German Research Organisation, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
She will receive the award on March 1st, 2016. "The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize Programme, was established in 1985, aims to improve the working conditions of outstanding researchers, expand their research opportunities, relieve them of administrative tasks, and help them employ particularly qualified early career researchers. A maximum of €2.5 million is provided per award". (webpage of the DFG)