Eppendorf Award 2020 Goes to Randall Platt


The independent Eppendorf Award Jury chaired by Prof. Reinhard Jahn selected Prof. Dr. Randall J. Platt, Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, as the 2020 winner of the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators.

Randall Platt, Jahrgang 1987, erhält die mit 20.000 Euro dotierte Auszeichnung für die Entwicklung einer Methode, mit der Verläufe von Genexpressionen mithilfe eines CRISPR-Cas Systems aufgezeichnet werden.

Randall Platt, born 1987, receives the € 20,000 prize for his pioneering work developing a method to record timelines of gene expression events using a CRISPR-Cas system.

In response to the rapidly changing situation of the Corona virus outbreak (COVID-19), the Award ceremony at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, which was planned for June 25, 2020, within the Young European Investigators Conference, has been rescheduled to June 24, 2021.

More about the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators at www.eppendorf.com/award

More about the Young European Investigators Conference 2021 at www.eppendorf.com/award/25years