Laureates of the Japan Prize

2020 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

2020 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

"Electronics, Information, Communication" field
Achievement:
Pioneering contribution to information and coding theory

PhotoProf. Robert G. Gallager (USA)
Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Life Science" field
Achievement:
Pioneering contributions to paleoanthropology through decoding ancient human genome sequences

PhotoDr. Svante Pääbo (Sweden)
Director, Department of Evolutionary Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

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