The MDC PhD Prize's Graduate Commission selected Philipp Wahle's Science paper for the first prize. This is the fourth time that the best publication from a PhD project has been honored in this way. The prize money of 1,000 euros comes from the private donor Prof. Annelise Pritzsche.
Karaiskos N, Wahle P, et al. (2017): “The Drosophila embryo at single-cell transcriptome resolution.” Science 13;358(6360).
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For the first time, the second placed publications were honored with an award. Carmen Lorenz from the group of Alessandro Prigione and Manuel Hessenberger from the group of Oliver Daumke each received 500 euros for publications dealing with mitochondria, the "power plants" of our cells.
Lorenz C, et al. (2017): “Human iPSC-Derived Neural Progenitors Are an Effective Drug Discovery Model for Neurological mtDNA Disorders.” Cell Stem Cell 4;20(5).
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Hessenberger M, et al. (2017): “Regulated membrane remodeling by Mic60 controls formation of mitochondrial crista junctions.” Nature Communications 8:15258.
- accompanying Research Highlight: " ", 9 June 2017