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Ottoline Leyser honoured with the 2017 FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award

last modified Jan 09, 2017 03:14 PM
EMBO and FEBS announce SLCU Director Professor Ottoline Leyser as the recipient of the tenth FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award.

The award recognizes outstanding achievements of female researchers in the life sciences in the past five years. Ottoline Leyser receives the honour for her work on the evolutionary, developmental and biochemical mechanisms that enable plants to respond and adapt to environmental changes.

 “It is a great honour to receive this award,” says Ottoline Leyser. “It’s both a joy and a privilege to work in research science, especially in molecular biology, where technological advances are currently opening up so many opportunities for discovery. To make the most of these opportunities science needs diversity, and initiatives like this award have an important part to play in opening the doors of the laboratory to everyone."

Further information about the award is available here.

 

 

 

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