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Clare Grey receives Royal Society Research Professorship

Professor Clare Grey has been awarded a 2018 Royal Society Research Professorship, the Society's premier research award. ...

Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig awarded the 2019 Sir Philip Randle Lectureship

The lectureship is awarded by the Biochemical Society to a scientist researching mammalian metabolism.
Azim Surani in his lab at the Gurdon Institute

Azim Surani to receive the 2018 Canada Gairdner International Award for his work on mammalian genomic imprinting

Azim Surani is the Director of Germline and Epigenetics Research at the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute.
Ben Simons

Ben Simons awarded 2018 Royal Society EP Abraham Research Professorship

Professor Simons does cross-disciplinary research using statistical methods from physics to describe the behaviour of stem cells.

Cambridge researcher named one of inaugural recipients of the Winton Exoplanet Fellowship programme

Winton Group is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of the Winton Exoplanet Fellowship programme: Dr Cassandra Hall, a postdoctoral research associate in theoretical astrophysics at the University of Leicester; and Dr Edward Gillen, a postdoctoral researcher in astrophysics at the University...
Dr Meritxell Huch

Women in Cell Biology Early Career Medal 2018

The British Society for Cell Biology has announced that Dr Meritxell Huch, group leader at the Gurdon Institute, is the winner of the 2018 Women in Cell Biology Early Career Medal for her research on stem cells and organoids.

OCD series wins Openness Award for depiction of animal research at Cambridge

A series of films illustrating how research using animals is helping further our understanding of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) was last night (4 December) awarded the 2017 Openness Award in the category of Website or Use of New Media.

Professor Ashok Venkitaraman, Director of the MRC Cancer Unit named as the winner of the 2017 Basser Global Prize

Professor Ashok Venkitaraman has been awarded the 2017 Basser Global Prize from the Basser Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, in recognition of his contributions to research into the genetics of cancer.

Cambridge-made film takes Gold Halo Award for factual Virtual Reality at the European Virtual Reality Awards, Amsterdam.

Dr Frederick Baker (Cambridge) and Marcel Karnapke (Weimar/Cambridge) have been awarded the Gold award for factual Virtual Reality filmmaking at the first ever European Virtual Reality Halo Awards in Amsterdam.

Genetics Society of America Yeast Genetics Meeting’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Steve Oliver, Department of Biochemistry, is to be presented with the Genetics Society of America Yeast Genetics Meeting’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Stanford University in August 2018.

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