Arnold is a professor of chemical engineering, bioengineering and biochemistry at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
"Directed evolution allows me to rewrite the code of life and particularly to do it to solve human problems", Arnold said of her work in a video released by the National Medal of Technology & Innovation in 2013.
But even these real-world applications are only the beginning of what scientists could create using directed evolution, according to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Arnold, a breast cancer survivor, is the second woman to win a Nobel Prize this week.
Arnold is only the fifth woman to win a chemistry Nobel since the prizes began in 1901. "Mine was an idea in a line of research that built very naturally on the lines of research that went before". "Gregory Winter used phage display for the directed evolution of antibodies, with the aim of producing new pharmaceuticals".
He said he learned of the prize in a pre-dawn phone call from Stockholm.
She says it's hard not to dream of the Nobel, but she didn't think it was really a possibility, noting "I'm an engineer by training".
"Every professor in my department saw Frances as an extraordinary student because she was gifted in mathematical analysis, in expressing creative ideas and in her encyclopedic knowledge of molecular biology", said Jeffrey Reimer, now chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. This process works by first introducing random mutations or changes into an enzyme's genes.
Jessica Wade, a researcher at Department of Physics and Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College London, was so fed up with women in the field being overlooked that she spent the previous year adding 270 Wikipedia entries on women scientists.
Earlier this week, two immunologists, James Allison of the U.S. and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body's natural defences can fight cancer.
Meanwhile, scientists from the United States, Canada and France shared the physics prize on Tuesday. They were the wish of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, who established the organization that provides money for the prizes.
Goeppert-Mayer, whose work was cited in Strickland's own award-winning efforts, went largely unpaid throughout her career. She said that her work depended in part on the work of the two women who won the Nobel Prize in physics before her.
At a rally in MS on Tuesday, he said the Middle Eastern country wouldn't last two weeks without US military protection. Since the group's September meeting in Algiers, Brent crude has jumped US$6 to about US$85 a barrel, a four-year high.
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Meghan was vocal in her interest and surprise at finding it in Sussex, saying: "My goodness, wow, what are the chances?" In Chichester they spent half an hour walking up and down West Street shaking hands and speaking to well-wishers.
The Lethal Weapon TV series only just dealt with one big casting SNAFU when they kicked off Clayne Crawford from the production. Actor Damon Wayans recently sat down with Euro , and in his discussions, he randomly brought up his desire to quit the series.
Of Mahomes' left-handed pass on Monday, Hill said, "I've never seen a quarterback who is right-handed throw the ball left-handed". While Case Keenum outperformed Patrick Mahomes in the first half of play, that was the complete opposite in the second half.
Losing Eriksen, Alli, Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen through injury ahead of such a big night was a cruel blow for Pochettino. Despite the defeat Pochettino was proud of his players and said his squad were "heroes" for battling back against Barcelona .
"I don't know what he did in his preseason but when he came back he was really fit", Wijnaldum said at a news conference. Liverpool come into the game in good form and remain unbeaten in the Premier League . "Even Harry Kane.
In her Instagram post for Krishna Raj Kapoor , Karisma posted her photo with great grandchildren - Samiera, Kiaan and Taimur . Amitabh Bachchan also paid homage to Krishna Raj Kapoor saying she kept a "vast family of celebrated individuals" united.
USA first lady Melania Trump meets with Fante chiefs to gain permission to visit Cape Coast castle , Ghana, October 3, 2018. Trump is touring Africa on her first extended solo worldwide trip as first lady.
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