Madeline Lancaster receives Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators

April 01, 2014

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The “Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators” is awarded annually through a partnership of Eppendorf and the scientific journal Nature to recognize outstanding achievements in biomedical research and methods in molecular biology. This highly prestigious award is chosen by an independent advisory board and is given to young researchers not older than 35 working in Europe. The award, worth 15.000 Euro, will be presented to Madeline Lancaster at an award ceremony at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg on May 22, 2014. Madeline will also have her work profiled online and in a print issue of the journal Nature.

About Madeline A. Lancaster

Madeline A. Lancaster received her PhD from the University of California, San Diego in 2009 where she worked in the laboratory of Professor Joseph Gleeson as a NIH Genetics Training grant fellow and ARCS scholar studying signaling in cilia during development and homeostasis. In 2010, she joined the laboratory of Jürgen Knoblich at IMBA, where she was awarded an EMBO postdoctoral fellowship and then a HHWF fellowship. She is currently a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow working on differentiation of stem cells along the neural lineage.

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