Press Statement 18-012
Statement on the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018
NSF-funded researchers share prize for ‘the directed evolution of enzymes'
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Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Gregory P. Winter win the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. NSF supported Arnold through many awards over the course of three decades, including a Presidential Young Investigators Award in 1989. NSF also provided funding to Smith to encourage students to integrate mathematics and the life sciences.
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