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May 28, 2020 Thursday 03:49:55 PM IST

Professor Woolfson awarded Humboldt Research Prize

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BBI Director Professor Dek Woolfson has received the prestigious Humboldt Research Award. The award, valued at €60,000, is given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany to a maximum of 100 people across all disciplines each year. It is reserved for nominees from outside of Germany who are internationally renowned for their academic research and are expected to continue to make contributions to their respective disciplines. As a winner, Professor Woolfson is also invited to spend periods of time at research institutions across Germany. 

Dek Woolfson is Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Principal Investigator of BrisSynBio, a BBSRC/EPSRC-funded Synthetic Biology Research Centre; Director of the Bristol BioDesign Institute at the University of Bristol; and Founder of Rosa Biotech.

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