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Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research

February 11, 2020

Ammodo Science Award

The Department of Molecular Genetics has been awarded “The Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research”. 

This award was created to recognize outstanding science performed by a team:

Jurgen MarteijnArnab Ray Chaudhuri, Miao-Ping ChienJan HoeijmakersWim Vermeulen, Claire WymanJoyce Lebbink and Roland Kanaar.

The Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research is intended to stimulate potentially groundbreaking research. Such research is usually the result of team work, and for that reason this Award is for research being carried out by a group of researchers working together, and is intended to recognize the contribution of every member of the group. The Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research is presented biennially to research projects in two of the following scientific disciplines: Biomedical Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences.

The Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research consists of two prizes of EUR 1,200,000 each. The coming edition of the Award will be presented to one research project in the field of Natural Sciences and one in the field of Social Sciences. The rectors of the fourteen Dutch universities that are members of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) may each nominate one research project per scientific domain.

BMW MG Ammodo Prize Winners