Billionaire Paul Allen has pledged $100 Million to fund life sciences research. The gift represents his initial commitment toward a 10 year plan for The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, a new Seattle-based organization recently launched. The initial round of grants includes a $1.5 million grant for molecular and cell biology researcher Jennifer Doudna, who co-invented the CRISPR gene editing technology. She will study new ways of editing genes by targeting RNA. Read more in the Forbes article.
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