Who Knew WashU? 10.21.20

Question: Charles M. Rice won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this month for work he conducted while on the School of Medicine faculty. What was the medical advancement that warranted the Nobel?

Charles Rice

Answer: B) Rice and two other scientists were honored for their discovery of hepatitis C virus. Across Washington University, 25 current or former faculty members or trainees have received a Nobel.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Gabriella Cooperman, an undergraduate Sam Fox and Olin student, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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