The EACR and the Pezcoller Foundation are delighted to announce that the Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award will be awarded to Professor Yardena Samuels (Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Director, Ekard Institute for Cancer Diagnosis Research, MICC, Israel).
The Samuels laboratory uses various sequencing approaches to identify the genetic changes that underlie melanoma. Once these mutations are identified, her group focuses on characterising the biochemical, functional, and clinical aspects of the most highly mutated genes.
The Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award celebrates academic excellence and achievements in the field of cancer research. The award is presented biennially to a researcher of excellence with no more than 15 years post-doctoral experience.
Professor Samuels will give the Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award Lecture at the EACR24 Congress in Manchester, 09-12 July 2016 and receive an unrestricted honorarium of €10,000.
2014: Professor Eduard Batlle (IRB Barcelona, Spain)
2012: Professor Eric So (King's College London, UK)
For further details, visit our page dedicated to previous winners.
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