Nobel Prize in Chemistry: 2022

The Nobel Prize Committee will announce at noon (12:45 Israel time) in Stockholm the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2022. Watch the broadcast:

Last year, the prize was awarded to Benjamin List (List) from the Max Planck Institute in Milheim and David MacMillan (MacMillan) from Princeton University, for developing the use of small molecules as catalysts for organic reactions.

In 2020, Emmanuel Charpentier from the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Disease Causes in Berlin, and Jennifer Doudna from the University of Berkeley, in the United States, won the prize for the discovery and development of the precise genetic editing system, CRISPR. The 2019 prize was awarded to John Bannister Goodenough, Michael Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino, for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

A week of awards

The prize in chemistry is the third Nobel prize announced this week. On Monday, it was announced that the prize in medicine will be awarded this year to Svante Pavo, for his research in the field of the genome of extinct species in the human lineage.

Yesterday it was announced that the Nobel Prize in Physics will be awarded this year to Alan Espa, John P. Klauser and Anton Zeilinger, for their research in the field of quantum mechanics.

Tomorrow the winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced, and on Friday the prize committee in Oslo will announce the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. The week of announcements will close on Monday with the announcement of the winners of the Alfred Nobel Economics Prize

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