Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators
    Livestream of the Virtual Award Ceremony 2020 and 2021

    Since 1995 the Eppendorf Young Investigator Award is granted annually to European researchers not older than 35 years. It acknowledges outstanding contributions to biomedical research in Europe based on methods of molecular biology, including novel analytical concepts. The winner is selected by an independent expert committee chaired by Reinhard Jahn (Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany).

    Watch the recording of the virtual Award Ceremony.

    Winner 2020
    Prof. Randall Platt
    "Harnessing the CRISPR toolbox to engineer biology"

    Winner 2021
    Dr. Tanmay Bharat
    "Structural biology of prokaryotic cell surface proteins"


    Dr. Axel Jahns Vice President Corporate Citizenship and Governmental Affairs, Eppendorf AG
    Dr. Wilhelm Plüster Chief Technology Officer, Eppendorf AG
    Prof. Edith Heard Director General, EMBL, Heidelberg
    Prof. Laura Machesky Director of the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow
    Member of the Award Jury
    Prof. Dr. Randall Platt Award winner 2020
    ETH Zürich, Laboratory for Biological Engineering
    Essay: Harnessing the CRISPR toolbox to engineer biology
    Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn Emeritus Director, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
    Award Jury Chair
    Dr. Tanmay Bharat Award winner 2021
    University of Oxford
    Essay: Structural biology of prokaryotic cell surface proteins
    Dr. Susan Jones Chief Editor of Nature Microbiology
    Dr. Georg Winter Award winner 2019
    CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

    The Award is presented in partnership with the scientific journal Nature.

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