WashU Celebration of Inventors 2024 (Links to an external site)

On April 25, 2024, the Office of Technology Management hosted the seventh annual Celebration of Inventors, an event to honor and recognize Washington University inventors, researchers and faculty entrepreneurs.  Honorees included Molecular Microbiology’s Scott Hultgren and Jerome Pinkner.

Nobel awarded to Charles Rice for hepatitis C discoveries at Washington University School of Medicine (Links to an external site)

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three scientists for groundbreaking research that led to the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, an insidious and deadly blood-borne virus. One of those scientists – virologist Charles M. Rice, PhD – conducted his seminal work while on the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine.