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Canada Gairdner International Award Winners

Rodolphe Barrangou of North Carolina State University; Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin; Jennifer Doudna of the University of California; Phillippe Horvath of DuPont; and Feng Zhang of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been awarded the Canada Gairdner International Award for their work on CRISPR/Cas systems.

The recipients will be presented with the award in a ceremony Oct. 27, 2016, at the Royal Ontario Museum and will each receive C$100,000 (US$75,901).

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