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Thomas Cech

The Power List 2016

Thomas Cech

Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

Thomas holds multiple roles. He is a scientist with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and also a Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado and Director of the university’s BioFrontiers Institute. His research speciality is RNA – specifically the structure and mechanism of long noncoding RNAs and RNA-protein complexes – and he shared a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA in 1989. A more recent achievement is his induction to the 2016 class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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The Top 100

The nominations are in and after considerable debate and analysis from our judging panel, we present The Power List 2016 – our second foray into the Top 100 most influential people in the world of drug development and manufacture.

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