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2019 HFSP Awards in the News

We are delighted that once again the newly announced HFSP awards are generating a lot of excitement on the Web!

Listed below are links to announcements that have come to our attention via social media, Google Alerts or directly from the awardees or their press offices. We have probably missed some, so please send us links to any announcements that are not listed below (send to We will add new links as we receive them.

Prestigious International Grant Awarded to Monash University Researcher - Monash University, Clayton, Australia

The curious scientist: Alberto Roselló-Díez receives Career Development Award - Monash University, Clayton, Australia

HFSPO Career Development Award to Ying Li - Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing, China

CCNU Professor Awarded the Career Development Award of the Human Frontier Science Program - Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Dr Arati Ramesh awarded the 2019 HFSP Young Investigator Grant - National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India

Jeff Wickens awarded HFSP Grant - Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Onna, Japan

TELSI scientist's team wins prestigious competitive international research award - Earth-Life Science Institute at Tokyo Institute of Technology,Japan

Unravelling the mystery of hydrocarbon-producing algae - The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr Fruk awarded Human Frontier Science Program research grant - University of Cambridge, UK

Klara Hlouchova´s team gets HFSP Young Investigator Grant - Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic     

Major funding for prebiotic evolution research programme - ESPCI, Paris, France 

The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization finances the research project of Romain Gibeaux - Institute of Genetics and Development of Rennes, France    

Dr. Kurt Schmoller receives HFSP Career Development Award (CDA) - Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany

Jim Stewart awarded with HFSP research grant - Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany

Dr Matteo Smerlak has been awarded the Human Frontier Science Program Grant - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

How do cells make energy? - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany

Fisch-Architekten vom Malawi-See sollen helfen, die Grundlagen komplexen Verhaltens zu verstehen - Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

Human Frontier Science Program Fellowship for Chao Sun (Schuman Lab) - Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany

Stress idrico e fioritura: da HFSPO 1 milione di dollari a un progetto della Statale - Università degli studi di Milano, Italy (in Italian)

Toby Kiers receives HFSP grant for groundbreaking research - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands

ESS Instrument Scientist Melissa Sharp member of team awarded prestigious grant - European Spallation Source ERIC, Lund, Sweden

Prix du Human Frontier Science Program pour Denis Jabaudon - University of Geneva, Switzerland (in French)

Interdisciplinary and international research encouraged with prestigious grants - Imperial College London, UK

Why do algae stuff hydrocarbons into their cell membranes - Microbes in Norwich website, UK

Importante subsidio internacional - University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)

Research team awarded grant to produce 3-D structural movies of macromolecules - University of California Los Angeles newsroom, USA

An international team led by biophysical chemist Shimon Weiss has been awarded a prestigious Human Frontier Science Program research grant - University of California Los Angeles, USA

Do plants have social networks? - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Erik Andersen receives award to study the evolution of behavior - Northwestern University, Evanston, USA

Evolutionary biologist receives award to study the regenerative powers of the shrew - Stony Brook University, USA

Honey, I shrunk the shrew (and maybe your kidney) - InnovateLi website

Neuroscientist receives award to investigate how the sea urchin “sees” without eyes - Stony Brook University, USA

Honey, I shrunk the shrew (and maybe your kidney) - InnovateLi website

Levental part of research group awarded HFSP grant McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas, Houston, USA

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