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Life Science Research Awards Austria 2018 to two VBC PhD Students

Congratulations to Matthias Muhar and to Cosmas Arnold, for winning the 2018 Opens external link in new windowOeGMBT Life Sciences Award.

The OeGMBT Life Science Research Awards Austria 2018 in the category of Applied Research recognises the the impact of Matthias Muhar paper on the characterisation of important cancer genes, published in Science last April. Matthias is currently a PhD Student in the Zuber Lab at the IMP, who will soon defend his PhD thesis.

The 2018 Award for Basic research, went to VBC PhD Alumnus Cosmas Arnold for his outstanding publication in the journal Nature Biotechnology on enhancer specificity. Cosmas is a Staff Scientist in the lab of Alex Stark, also at the IMP.