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Marie Curie Fellowship has been awarded to Matthijs Raaben
Matthijs Raaben, postdoc in the research group of Thijn
Brummelkamp, has been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship by the
European Union. The fellowship aims to stimulate the career of
young, talented researchers within the EU.
Thijn Brummelkamp receives the EMBO Gold Medal 2013
The EMBO Gold Medal is awarded annually to scientists under the
age of 40 for outstanding contributions to the life sciences in
NKI researcher Thijn Brummelkamp has received an Ammodo Award
from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Dutch
abbreviation: KNAW). He is one of eight promising Dutch researchers
who will receive the award this year. The Ammodo Award aims to
stimulate fundamental scientific research and is awarded to
researchers who obtained their PhD less than 15 years ago. The
award comes with a grant of 300.000 Euro.
Brummelkamp, who heads a research group within the division of
Biochemistry, says he feels 'very honored'. He adds: "Our
experiments are expensive. This award will help us to expand our
research." Brummelkamp wants to use the funding to study gene-gene
interactions that play a role in healthy tissues or in human