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Meri Huch from the Gurdon Institute is one of 26 new EMBO Young Investigators 2018.

The European Molecular Biology Organization has selected 26 life science researchers who are recently appointed group leaders to become EMBO Young Investigators. The accepted candidates are offered access to a range of benefits during their four-year tenure. These include: an award of 15,000 euros, with the potential for additional funding; mentorship by a senior scientist from the community of EMBO Members; access to training in leadership skills; and responsible research practices, as well as networking opportunities. 

Meri Huch is the only Cambridge scientist in the list, and the latest Gurdon Institute group leader to win this award, which has previously gone to Eric Miska and Philip Zegerman. Two Gurdon Institute alumni are also in the list for 2018: Ross Chapman and Peter Sarkies.

Date awarded

20 November 2018

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Meri Huch in her lab at the Gurdon Institute