The Japanese scientist Shigeki Watanabe, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Utah and Charité - Universitätsmedizin in Berlin has won the 2015 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology for his work on vesicle endocytosis. Dr. Watanabe has developed two novel techniques in elec ... more
Eppendorf Young Investigator Award 2008 for Dr. Simon BoultonGroundbreaking work on SPAR1, a newly discovered helicase
Günter Bechtler, Kai Simons, Simon Boulton, Dieter Häussinger, Reinhard Jahn, Michael Schroeder
Dr. Simon Boulton of the London Research Institute (Clare Hall Laboratories, South Mimms, Hertfordshire) won the Eppendorf Young Investigator Award for his groundbreaking work on SPAR1, a newly discovered helicase. SPAR1 plays an important, controlling role in the repair of double-stranded DNA breaks by HRC (homologous recombination). Mice with deactivated SPAR1 will die of dramatic genome instability after 11 days. The reason seems to be a deregulation of homologous recombination due to missing SPAR1. Such mechanisms also play an important role, for example, in the development of certain tumors. Based on a detailed insight into this SPAR1 function, therapeutic approaches to combat specific tumors have already been developed. A prospective therapeutic drug is already being tested clinically.
The 2008 Eppendorf Young Investigator Award is the 14th research prize conferred by the Hamburg biotech company to honor outstanding work in biomedical research in Europe. With this award, Eppendorf sponsors young European scientists up to age of 35. Dr. Simon Boulton received the prize during a gala dinner attended guests from the scientific community and related industry.
- London Research Institute
- Bio-Medical Research
From October 1, 2015, until January 15, 2016, young researchers working in Europe who are not older than 35 years can apply for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators. This highly prestigious 20,000 EUR prize acknowledges outstanding contributions to biomedical research in Eur ... more
Thomas Bachmann became Chief Executive Officer of the Eppendorf Group on August 1, 2015. Following the departure of Eppendorf's previous CEO, the company's Chief Financial Officer, Detmar Ammermann, had exercised the function of Spokesman of the Management Board on an interim basis in addit ... more
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Dr. Simon Boulton of the London Research Institute (Clare Hall Laboratories, South Mimms, Hertfordshire) won the Eppendorf Young Investigator Award for his groundbreaking work on SPAR1, a newly discovered helicase. SPAR1 plays an important, controlling role in the repair of double-stranded ... more
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