Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 – The Evolutionary Tale of Enzymes and Antibodies
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 was awarded to Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for their research on optimised enzymes through 'directed evolution'.
2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
On Wednesday, 3 October 2018, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 to Frances H. Arnold “for the directed evolution of enzymes” and to George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter “for the phage display of peptides and antibodies”. Find out more about the 2018 Nobel Prize […]
Jean-Marie Lehn: an evolutionary chemist
Between the laws of the universe and the rules of life lies a bridge. That bridge, said Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Lehn today, is chemistry. Lehn made his point by asking a simple and intriguing question at the start of his lecture: how does matter become complex? How did elementary particles eventually gave rise to the […]