Roberto Bonasio will be honored for his outstanding research in the field of epigenetics with the Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award. Bonasio’s studies on ants show how the epigenetic regulation of genes can influence the behavior and appearance of individuals. Connected to the prize is a research project in collaboration with the University of Freiburg, during which he intends to investigate how the brain of the ant queen differs from that of worker ants. Please find more information on this website.
We are delighted to announce the 2020 Research Awards winners for the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology. Danielle Murashige, a graduate student in the laboratory of Zolt Arany, is the winner of the 2020 Nachmias-Thimann Prize for her work “Comprehensive quantification of fuel use by the failing and non-failing human heart” published in Science. The Nachmias-Thimann prize honors both Emeritus Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Vivianne T. Nachmias and the memory of her father, Kenneth Thimann, who served both as […]