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PR EDITH HEARD FRS - Biological sciences

Director General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory,
Chair of Epigenetics and Cellular Memory at the Coll├Ęge de France, Paris, France,
Former Director of the Genetics and Developmental Biology Unit at the Institut Curie


Awarded for her fundamental discoveries of mechanisms governing epigenetic processes that allow mammals to regulate proper gene expression, which is essential for life.