Šikšnys may get Nobel Prize in chemistry in later years

Fellows of prominent Lithuanian biochemist Virginijus Šikšnys believe the professor may be awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for the discovery of a gene editing tool in future years.
Virginijus Šikšnys
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