2019 LOUNSBERY AWARD PRESENTATION
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES | JAY SHENDURE | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
The Richard Lounsbery Award is a prize given in alternate years to young (aged 45 and below) French and American scientists to recognize extraordinary scientific achievement in biology and medicine. The prize is intended to stimulate research and encourage reciprocal scientific exchanges between the United States and France.
ABOUT JAY SHENDURE
Jay Shendure, University of Washington, is a pioneer and leader in genomics who has developed new technologies that make DNA sequencing faster, cheaper, and more useful—work that is transforming genetics and medicine. Shendure’s innovations began with his doctorate in 2005, when he co-developed one of the first methods for massively parallel or next-generation DNA sequencing.