Emmanuelle Charpentier appointed as Vallee Visiting Professor 2016
"The Vallee Visiting Professorship (VVP) programme pairs outstanding scientists with premier biomedical research institutes worldwide in an informal arrangement that promotes intellectual exchanges and fosters new partnerships" (webpage of the Vallee Foundation).
The motivation on the Foundation's website: "With her recent ground-breaking findings in the field of RNA-mediated regulation based on the CRISPR-Cas9 system, Charpentier has laid the foundation for the development of a novel, highly versatile and specific genome editing technology that is revolutionizing life sciences research and could open up whole new opportunities in biomedical gene therapies."
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