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Prof Sarah Gilbert: The woman who designed the Oxford vaccine – BBC News

Prof Sarah Gilbert got to work quickly on a coronavirus vaccine in January after decades of research.

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image caption”None of us had any idea… how urgent the vaccine was going to be,” – Prof Sarah Gilbert
If Prof Sarah Gilbert had gone with her instincts, the latest coronavirus vaccine to show highly promising results might never have been.
Years ago, studying for her PhD, she considered packing in science altogether. As a young student in biological sciences at the University of East Anglia, she was energised by the diversity of thought and experience…

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