2018 Sartorius Prize winners

2018 GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Yaron Fuchs

Yaron Fuchs received his undergraduate degree from Haifa University and pursued a direct Ph.D. track at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. He next carried out his postdoctoral research at Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (New York, USA). Upon completion, he returned to the Technion where he now heads the Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. His research is focused on different modes of cell death and how they regulate diverse aspects of stem cell biology and stem cell–dependent processes. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/363/6431/1050

FINALIST

Daniele V. F. Tauriello

Daniele Tauriello studied at Utrecht University, the Netherlands, and earned his Ph.D. at the University Medical Centre Utrecht. Dr. Tauriello has been a postdoctoral fellow at IRB Barcelona, Spain, working on the role of TGFβ in the tumor immune microenvironment in colorectal cancer metastasis. This year, he will set up his lab at the Radboudumc, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/363/6431/1051.1

 


 

FINALIST

Ritu Raman

Ritu Raman received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Raman is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she is developing and integrating novel responsive biohybrid materials into implantable devices. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/363/6431/1051.2






 

FINALIST

C. Florian Bentzinger

C. Florian Bentzinger received his master's and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Basel in Switzerland. Following his postdoctoral studies at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Dr. Bentzinger joined the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences. In 2016, he was appointed as an assistant professor at the Université de Sherbrooke and as an investigator at the Centre de recherche du CHUS in Canada, where he is conducting research on the skeletal muscle stem cell niche. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/363/6431/1051.3

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