Patrick Brown, Stephen Fodor, Steve Lombardi, Robert Lipshutz, Norrie Russell, Peter Wilding, Charles Sie, Gary McMaster | GenomeWeb

Patrick Brown of Stanford University and Stephen Fodor, CEO of Affymetrix, have been jointly awarded the 2002 Takeda Award in the field of individual/humanity well-being (life sciences), the Takeda Foundation announced this week. They receive the prize for “the development and promotion of DNA microarrays.” The award, established by the Tokyo-based Takeda Foundation last year, comes with about ¥ 100 million ($833,000) in prize money. The award ceremony will take place on November 20 in Tokyo.

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