NYSCF – Robertson Investigator Feng Zhang Receives 2016 Canada Gairdner AwardNews
NYSCF – Robertson Investigator Dr. Feng Zhang received the 2016 Canada Gairdner Award for his work developing revolutionary tools to edit DNA in establishing and enhancing the CRISPR-Cas technology. The prestigious Canada Gairdner Awards recognize outstanding international biomedical research. This year’s awards lauded a group of scientists including Dr. Zhang, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, for their research developing the CRISPR-Cas tool for quick and efficient genome editing that has changed how and what scientists can do around the world.
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