The 2022 Louis-Jeantet Prize Winners

The 2022 Louis-Jeantet Prizes are awarded to Carol ROBINSON, Director of the Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery at the University of Oxford, UK, and, jointly, to Uğur ŞAHIN, Özlem TÜRECI, Mainz University and co-founders of BioNTech and Katalin KARIKÓ, Professor at the University of Szeged, Hungary and senior vice-president of BioNTech, Germany.

Carol Robinson, of British nationality, is awarded the 2022 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine for establishing mass spectrometry as a rigorous method to analyse the composition of protein complexes, and their interactions with small molecules.

Uğur ŞAHIN and Özlem TÜRECI, of German nationality and Katalin KARIKÓ, of Hungarian nationality, will share the 2022 Jeantet-Collen Prize for Translational Medicine for the design and development of mRNA-based vaccines that safely protect humankind against the deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus.