GSCN Scientific Awards

- The „GSCN 2016 Young Investigator Award“ goes to Dr. Leo Kurian of the Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) at the University of Cologne.
- The „GSCN 2016 Female Scientist Award“ goes to Prof. Dr. Claudia Waskow of the TU Dresden.
- The „GSCN 2016 Publication of the Year Award“ goes to Dr. Guangqi Song, Dr. Martin Pacher, Prof. Michael Ott and Dr. Amar Deep Sharma of the REBIRTH Center and TWINCORE Center at Hannover Medical School for the publication “Direct Reprogramming of Hepatic Myofibroblasts into Hepatocytes In Vivo Attenuates Liver Fibrosis“ in the journal Cell Stem Cell

The three GSCN awards are accompanied by a prize of 1,500 €. The awardees will deliver a presentation in the presidential symposium at the 4th Annual Conference of the GSCN from 12 - 14 Sept. 2016 in Hannover.

Find more information in the press release:  All eyes on stem cells



Poster awards

 The following participants have been selected for the GSCN poster awards: 

  • Antje Appelt-Menzel, University of Würzburg, TERM: “Establishment of a human blood-brain barrier co-culture model based on human multipotent and pluripotent stem cells mimicking the neurovascular unit”
    Session: Tissue engineering and organoids
  • Christoph Hirche, DKFZ Heidelberg/HI-STEM gGmbh: “MCMV infection modulates cell cycle state and functionality of long-term hematopoietic stem cells in vivo”
    Session: Hematopoietic stem cells
  • Alexander Kleger, University of Ulm: “Human pluripotent stem cell-derived acinar/ductal organoids generate human pancreas upon orthotopic transplantation and allow disease modeling”
    Session: Tissue engineering and organoids
  • Maike Kosanke, MH Hannover: “Reprogramming enriches for subchromosomal variants that pre-exist at low frequency in parental cells”
    Session: Stems cells and ageing, genome stability and epigenetics

 The poster awards are supported by the member company Peprotech GmbH.


GSCN travel awards

The following participants have been selected for the GSCN travel awards.

• Birte Baudis, University Hospital of Cologne
• Christian Böhme, University of Leipzig
• Larisa Condurat, University of Freiburg
• Nora Freyer, BCRT, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
• Devy Garna, Dental Institute King’s College London, United Kingdom
• Florian Murke, University Hospital of Essen 

The travel awards are supported by the member company Eppendorf AG.