Awards and Honors

Chad A. Mirkin awarded the 2016 RUSNANOPRIZE

By Sheryl Cash

October 26, 2016

Chad Mirkin, International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University

Chad A. Mirkin has been awarded the 2016 RUSNANOPRIZE for his invention of spherical nucleic acids (SNAs), tiny structures used around the globe for medical diagnostics, therapeutics and research purposes.

Mirkin received the international nanotechnology prize, worth 3 million rubles at an award ceremony held today (Oct. 26) in Moscow.