Women In STEAM Fields

Emmanuelle Charpentier


Inventor, Entrepreneur, Professor and Researcher in microbiology, genetics and biochemistry who founded the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens. She co-discovered CRISPR, a gene-editing method now widely used to edit DNA sequences. She also co-founded Charpentier the drug-discovery business CRISPR Therapeutics and the intellectual property firm ERS Genomics. More…