Zhuang, Jafferis Win 2019 Breakthrough and New Horizons prizes

October 17, 2018

Danielle Jafferis (left) and Xiaowei Zhuang.

Congratulations to Prof. Xiaowei Zhuang for winning a 2019 Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences "for discovering hidden structures in cells by developing super-resolution imaging – a method that transcends the fundamental spatial resolution limit of light microscopy."

Congratulations also to Prof. Daniel Jafferis for a 2019 New Horizons In Physics Prize for "For fundamental insights about quantum information, quantum field theory, and gravity."

Read more on GeekWire: Alan Boyle, "Breakthrough Prizes award $22M for new therapies, new materials, math and more," October 17, 2018. https://www.geekwire.com/2018/breakthrough-prizes-award-22m-new-therapies-new-materials-math/. Also read the Harvard Gazette article: "Imaging leap rewarded with $3M" by Peter Reuell, October 17, 2018. https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/10/harvards-xiaowei-zhuang-awarded-2018-breakthrough-prize/.