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The following is a list of Clarivate Citation candidates considered likely to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.[1]


Citation Laureates Nationality Motivations Institute
Charles M. Lieber
(born 1959)
  United States "for his transformational research on nanowires, nanomaterials, and their applications." Harvard University
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
(born 1950)
  United States
"for his development of atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and other methods of "living" polymerization." Carnegie Mellon University
Roger Y. Tsien
  United States "for his development and application of fluorescent protein probes as visual indicators of cellular function."
Michael Grätzel
(born 1944)
   Switzerland "for his invention of dye-sensitized solar cells, now known as Grätzel cells." ETH Zurich
Jacqueline Barton
(born 1952)
  United States "for their pioneering research of electron charge transfer in DNA." California Institute of Technology
Bernd Giese
(born 1940)
  Germany University of Basel
Gary Schuster
(born 1946)
  United States Georgia Institute of Technology
Benjamin List
(born 1968)
  Germany "for his development of organic asymmetric catalysis using enamines."
Patrick O. Brown
(born 1954)
  United States "for the invention and application of DNA microarrays, a revolutionary tool in the study of variation in gene expression."
Susumu Kitagawa
(born 1951)
  Japan "for the design and development of porous metal-organic frameworks, whose applications include hydrogen and methane storage, gas purification, and gas separation, among others." Kyoto University
Omar M. Yaghi
(born 1965)
  United States
University of California, Los Angeles
Stephen J. Lippard
(born 1940)
  United States "for pioneering research in bioinorganic chemistry, including the discovery of metallointercalators to disrupt DNA replication, an important contribution to improved cancer therapy." Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Allen J. Bard
(born 1933)
  United States "for the development and application of scanning electrochemical microscopy." University of Texas at Austin
Martin Karplus
(born 1930)
  United States
"for pioneering simulations of the molecular dynamics of biomolecules."
Jean Fréchet
(born 1944)
  United States
"for the invention and development of dendritic polymers."
Donald Tomalia
(born 1938)
  United States
Fritz Vögtle
  Germany University of Bonn
Louis E. Brus
(born 1943)
  United States "for discovery of colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals (quantum dots)." Columbia University
Akira Fujishima
(born 1942)
  Japan "for the discovery of photocatalytic properties of titanium dioxide (the Honda-Fujishima Effect)." Tokyo University of Science
Masatake Haruta
  Japan "for independent foundational discoveries of catalysis by gold." Tokyo Metropolitan University
Graham Hutchings
(born 1951)
  United Kingdom Cardiff University
Paul Alivisatos
(born 1959)
  United States "for contributions to DNA nanotechnology." University of California, Berkeley
Chad Mirkin
(born 1963)
  United States Northwestern University
Nadrian Seeman
  United States New York University
Bruce Ames
(born 1928)
  United States "for the invention of the Ames test of mutagenicity."
M.G. Finn
(born 1958)
  United States "for the development of modular click chemistry." Georgia Institute of Technology
Valery Fokin
(born 1971)
  United States Scripps Research Institute

Karl Barry Sharpless
(born 1941)
  United States
Charles T. Kresge
(born 1954)
  United States "for design of functional mesoporous materials." Saudi Aramco
Ryoo Ryong
(born 1955)
  South Korea Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Galen D. Stucky
(born 1936)
  United States University of California, Santa Barbara
Graeme Moad
(born 1952)
  Australia "for development of the reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization process." Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Ezio Rizzardo
(born 1943)
San Thang
(born 1954)
Ching Wan Tang
  Hong Kong
  United States
"for their invention of the organic light emitting diode."
Steven Van Slyke
(born 1956)
  United States Kateeva
Carolyn Bertozzi
(born 1966)
  United States "for foundational contributions to bioorthogonal chemistry."
Emmanuelle Charpentier
(born 1968)
  France "for the development of the CRISPR-cas9 method for genome editing."
Jennifer Doudna
(born 1964)
  United States
John B. Goodenough
(born 1922)
  United States "for pioneering research leading to the development of the lithium-ion battery." University of Texas at Austin
M. Stanley Whittingham
(born 1941)
  United Kingdom
  United States
Birmingham University
George Church
(born 1954)
  United States "for application of CRISPR-cas9 gene editing in mouse and human cells." Harvard Medical School
Feng Zhang
(born 1981)
  United States
Dennis Lo Yuk-Ming
(born 1963)
  Hong Kong "for detecting cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma, a revolution in noninvasive prenatal testing." Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hiroshi Maeda
  Japan "for discovering the enhanced permeability and retention (EPR) effect of macromolecular drugs, a key finding for cancer therapeutics." Kumamoto University
Yasuhiro Matsumura
(born 1955)
  Japan National Cancer Center
John E. Bercaw
(born 1944)
  United States "for critical contributions to C-H functionalization." California Institute of Technology
Robert G. Bergman
(born 1942)
  United States University of California, Berkeley
Georgiy B. Shul'pin
(born 1946)
  Russia Russian Academy of Sciences
Jens Nørskov
(born 1952)
  Denmark "for fundamental advances, theoretical and practical, in heterogeneous catalysis on solid surfaces."
Tsutomu Miyasaka
(born 1953)
  Japan "for their discovery and application of perovskite materials to achieve efficient energy conversion." Toin University of Yokohama
Nam-Gyu Park
(born 1960)
  South Korea Sungkyunkwan University
Henry Snaith
(born 1978)
  United Kingdom University of Oxford
Eric Jacobsen
(born 1960)
  United States "for contributions to catalytic reactions for organic synthesis, especially for the development of Jacobsen epoxidation." Harvard University
George M. Sheldrick
(born 1942)
  United Kingdom "for his enormous influence in structural crystallography." University of Göttingen
JoAnne Stubbe
(born 1946)
  United States "for her discovery that ribonucleotide reductases transform ribonucleotides into deoxyribonucleotides by a free-radical mechanism." Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rolf Huisgen
  Germany "for development of the 1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition Reaction (Huisgen reaction) and the variant Copper(I)-catalyzed Azide-Alkyne cycloaddition (Meldal)." University of Munich
Morten P. Meldal
(born 1954)
  Denmark University of Copenhagen
Edwin Southern
(born 1938)
  United Kingdom "for invention of the Southern blot method for determining specific DNA sequences." University of Oxford
Marvin H. Caruthers
(born 1940)
  United States "for contributions to protein and DNA sequencing and synthesis." University of Colorado
Leroy Hood
(born 1938)
  United States
Michael Hunkapiller
(born 1948)
  United States Pacific Biosciences
Moungi Bawendi
(born 1961)
  United States "for synthesis of nanocrystals with precise attributes for a wide range of applications in physical, biological, and medical systems." Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Christopher B. Murray
(born ?)
  United States University of Pennsylvania
Hyeon Taeghwan
(born 1964)
  South Korea
Stephen L. Buchwald
(born 1955)
  United States "for contributions to organometallic chemistry, notably the Buchwald–Hartwig amination which forms carbon–nitrogen bonds through palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions of amines with aryl halides." Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John F. Hartwig
(born 1964)
  United States University of California, Berkeley
Makoto Fujita
(born 1957)
  Japan "for advances in supramolecular chemistry through self-assembly strategies that take inspiration from nature itself." University of Tokyo
Barry Halliwell
(born 1949)
  United Kingdom "for pioneering research in free-radical chemistry including the role of free radicals and antioxidants in human disease."
William L. Jorgensen
(born 1949)
  United States "for methods and studies in the computational chemistry of organic and biomolecular systems in solution, contributing to rational drug design and synthesis." Yale University
Mitsuo Sawamoto
(born 1954)
  Japan "for discovery and development of metal-catalyzed living radical polymerization."
Zhenan Bao
(born 1970)
  United States
"for the development of novel biomimetic applications of organic and polymeric electronic materials, including flexible 'electronic skin'." Stanford University
Bonnie Bassler
(born 1962)
  United States "for research on regulation of gene expression in bacteria through quorum sensing, a chemical communication system."
Everett Peter Greenberg
(born 1948)
  United States University of Washington
Daniel G. Nocera
(born 1957)
  United States "for fundamental experimental and theoretical contributions to proton-coupled electron transfer (PCET) and its application to energy science and biology." Harvard University
James J. Collins
(born 1965)
  United States "for pioneering work on synthetic gene circuits, which launched the field of synthetic biology." Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael Elowitz
(born 1970)
  United States California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Stanislas Leibler
(born 1957)
  United States Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Shankar Balasubramanian
(born 1966)
  United Kingdom "for the co-invention of next-generation DNA sequencing methodology that has revolutionized biological research." University of Cambridge, Cambridge
David Klenerman
(born 1959)
  United Kingdom University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Kazunori Kataoka [ja]
(born 1950)
  Japan "for the development of innovative drug and gene targeting and delivery methods." University of Tokyo
Vladimir P. Torchilin
(born 1946)
  United States Northeastern University, Boston
Karen L. Wooley
(born 1966)
  United States Texas A&M University, Austin


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  17. ^ Researchers of Nobel Class 2023

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