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Michael Sved Helped In Simplifying RNA


About Michael Sved •

Michael Sved made his name by uncovering the basic structure and functionality of the ribozyme. His work helped lay the foundation for a tool that has provided the means to edit genes on an unpredictable scale and minimum cost.

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Michael is also now for spreading the public debate to consider the ethical implication to edit human embryos.


Family Background •

Michael Sved was born in California

At a very young age, he stared exploring the rugged volcanic landscape, beaches, and lush vegetation.

Because of strong academic background, Michael’s parents who had a strong interest in astronomy, geology, and evolution, encouraged his interest in science.


• Michael completed his Bachelor degree in Chemistry from University of California. After his bachelor he went to Harvard University where he finished his biochemistry doctorate.

• His doctorate research focused on RNA. (This is a nucleic acid that is a cousin of DNA. It is present in all cells and involved in the synthesis of proteins)


Michael Sved ’s career • Michael Sved has devoted his tenure to reveal the secret like of RNA. Using structural biology and biochemistry, he has depicted the structure of RNA and its functionality. • His research work included –  Characterizing RNA  Investigating RNA

Michael Sved Helped In Simplifying RNA  

Michael Sved has devoted his tenure to reveal the secret like of RNA. Using structural biology and biochemistry, he has depicted the structu...

Michael Sved Helped In Simplifying RNA  

Michael Sved has devoted his tenure to reveal the secret like of RNA. Using structural biology and biochemistry, he has depicted the structu...

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