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Roberto Bonasio receives the 2020 Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award

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.