KI-researchers receive Young Investigator Grant

KI-researchers Jorge Ruas and Ana Teixeira receive a Human Frontiers Science Program Young Investigator Award. The international research team led by Jorge Ruas at Karolinska Institutet includes Ana Teixeira, Jun Wu and Alexandros Vegiopoulos.

Human Frontiers Science Program collaborative research grants are given for a broad range of projects. Particular emphasis is placed on cutting-edge, risky projects. Applicants went through a rigorous year-long selection procedure in a global competition that started with 844 submitted letters of intent. 

In 2014, 10 Young Investigator teams were approved (involving 28 scientists) together with 24 Program Grants (involving 78 scientists). Each team member receives on average $110,000 - $125,000 per year for 3 years.

Full press release as well as list of 2014 awardees.