11:25 to 12:10
STCC, Room 4ABC
Announcement of the Winner of the 2019 HFSP Nakasone Award
Organizing entity: Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO), Strasbourg, France
The 2019 Winner of the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Nakasone Award will be announced, and will answer reporters questions and give interviews about his scientific discoveries which had him win this prestigious prize. The HFSP Nakasone Award is designed to recognize scientists who have undertaken frontier-moving research, including technological breakthroughs, which has advanced biological research. Both senior and junior scientists are eligible and peer-recognized excellence is the major criterion. Previous winners include: Svante Pääbo (2018), David Julius (2017), Emmanuelle Charpentier&Jennifer Doudna (2016), James Collins (2015).
Guntram Bauer (Director of Science and Communications, Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO), Strasbourg, France.
- The Winner of the 2019 Human Science Frontiers Program Nakasone Award
- Warwick Anderson (Secretary-General of the Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO), Strasbourg, France)