Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Aneuploidy Researcher, Biochemist
Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Aneuploidy Researcher, Biochemist
This year’s winners also include the developers of nusinersen, an oligonucleotide therapeutic for spinal muscular atrophy.
Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Aneuploidy Researcher, Biochemist
Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Aneuploidy Researcher, Biochemist

This year’s winners also include the developers of nusinersen, an oligonucleotide therapeutic for spinal muscular atrophy.

This year’s winners also include the developers of nusinersen, an oligonucleotide therapeutic for spinal muscular atrophy.

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Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Geneticists, Big Bang Researchers
Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Geneticists, Big Bang Researchers
Catherine Offord | Dec 3, 2017
Among this year’s winners are a geneticist who revealed how plants respond to shade and a group of physicists who mapped the universe’s background radiation.
Prizes Bigger than the Nobel
Prizes Bigger than the Nobel
Shawna Williams | Oct 5, 2017
The Nobel Prize may garner the most attention, but there are other biomedical awards at least as lucrative.
Breakthrough Prizes for Life Scientists
Breakthrough Prizes for Life Scientists
Tracy Vence | Dec 5, 2016
Awards of $3 million each go to five researchers in the life sciences, recognizing their pioneering work on autophagy, DNA-damage response, Wnt signaling, and more.
Life Scientists Honored
Life Scientists Honored
Karen Zusi | Nov 9, 2015
Breakthrough Prizes of $3 million each go to five researchers in the life sciences, recognizing their pioneering work in optogenetics, disease-associated mutation analyses, and ancient DNA sequencing.
$100M Boost for SETI
$100M Boost for SETI
Tracy Vence | Jul 20, 2015
The Breakthrough Prize Foundation and billionaire entrepreneur Yuri Milner launch a $100 million search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
CRISPR Pioneers Honored
CRISPR Pioneers Honored
Molly Sharlach | Nov 18, 2014
Influential researchers receive the 2015 Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences.