Published: 2019-08-07 13:52 | Updated: 2019-08-29 15:59

The Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize 2019 to Gioele La Manno

Gioele La Manno is awarded The Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize 2019. The Prize (USD 5.000) is meant to reward pre-graduate scientific contributions within the doctoral education. The candidate should not have reached the age of 32 years at the time he/she is nominated to the prize.

Gioele La Manno. Photo: Bildmakarna.

He will receive the prize at the Installation Ceremony of Karolinska Institutet.

Gioele conducted doctoral research at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics under the supervision of Prof. Sten Linnarsson, Prof. Ernest Arenas and Prof. Jussi Taipale.

"Gioele is an exceptional student who has produced an outstanding thesis, demonstrating excellent skills in both computational and experimental biology as well as original thinking in approaching the study of the brain. The quality of the training programme is reflectd in the multitude of high-quality research articles produced during the period".

The motivation of the jury