Craig Mello, Phillip Sharp, James Barrett, and Giovanni Ferrara | GenomeWeb

IBC Life Sciences announced recently the finalists for the third annual Pharmaceutical Achievement Awards.

Among them are RNAi pioneers Craig Mello, of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Phillip Sharp, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, both of whom have been nominated for the academic scientist of the year award.

The awards are to be presented on Aug. 8 at the Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, Mass.

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