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Who are 2020’s scientific Nobel Prize winners?

Written by Abigail Sawyer, Francesca Lake and Tristan Free

Nobel Prize winners

As the Nobel Prizes are announced this year, BioTechniques will cover the winners of the Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry and Physics prizes, their stories and the impact of their research. The 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna. Credit: Nobel Media The Chemistry Nobel Prize will be written into the history books for a different reason this year as it became the first time two women have been jointly awarded the prestigious accolade. Emmanuelle Charpentier (Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany) and Jennifer Doudna (University of California, Berkeley, USA) have been recognized “for...

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