News Brief 9/30/2013, Tishrei 26, 5774
Israeli Biochemists Favored for Nobel Prize
Hebrew University biochemists Professor Aharon Razin and Professor Haim (Howard) Cedar are considered favorites to win 2013 Nobel Prize in the fields of medicine or chemistry for their research on the DNA sequence, according to numerous media reports.
The two have been named the leading candidates for their research on the DNA sequence. Official announcement of the Nobel Prize winners takes place in early October. If they win, they will share a prize totaling about $1.25 million.