Nobel Prize 2022 in Chemistry awarded to Caroline Bertozzi, Morten Medel and Barry Sharpless.

  • The Nobel Prize 2022 in Chemistry has been awarded jointly to Caroline Bertozzi, Morton Medel and Barry Sharpless for their work on snipping molecules together, which is known as click chemistry.
  • “Click” chemistry is all about linking together like molecules in living cells. Their work is used to locate and track biological processes in cells and could be applied in cancer treatment drugs.
  • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences member Johan Equist announced the winners on 5th October at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.
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