Dr. Nowotny – laureate of prestigious award granted by HHMI

Dr. Marcin Nowotny, Head of Laboratory of Protein Structure, is one of 28 laureates of prestigious International Early Career (IECS) award granted by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Dr. Marcin Nowotny, Head of Laboratory of Protein Structure, is one of 28 laureates of prestigious International Early Career (IECS) award granted by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

The 28 recipients, chosen from 760 applicants, represent a wide range of disciplines, from neuroscience to virology to plant science. All the awardees trained in the United States as a graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow and have published important research. “These are the people who, 10 years from now, we expect will be the scientific leaders in their countries,” HHMI President Robert Tjian says.

IECS laureates will be integrated into HHMI’s scientific community, attending meetings and giving talks to HHMI’s investigators and early career scientists. The IECS program is the latest incarnation of HHMI’s international grants to individual researchers. The funding will start in February 2012, each of the 28 EICS awardees will receive 650 000 $: 100 000$ a year for five years and 150 000 $ the first year for major equipment purchase and other investments, an additional supplement will go to their university or research institution.

For more information please visit:
http://www.iimcb.gov.pl/Nowotny-Laboratory-research-focus.html
http://www.hhmi.org/news/iecs20120124.html
http://www.hhmi.org/research/iecs/nowotny_bio.html
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