6 October 2014

European Proteomics Pioneer Award for Albert Heck

The European Proteomics Association (EuPA) has honoured Albert Heck with the Proteomics Pioneer Award 2014. This is the most prestigious award given by the society. Heck is Professor of Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics at Utrecht University, and Scientific Director of the Netherlands Proteomics Centre and the European proteomics facility PRIME-XS. Heck received the award for his many excellent contributions to the field of proteomics.

The European Proteomics Association (EuPA) has honoured Albert Heck with the Proteomics Pioneer Award 2014. This is the most prestigious award given by the society. Heck is Professor of Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics at Utrecht University, and Scientific Director of the Netherlands Proteomics Centre and the European proteomics facility PRIME-XS. He received the award in recognition of his many excellent contributions to the field of proteomics.

On 8 October, EuPA will present the award at a special ceremony during the 13th HUPO Annual World Congress in Madrid, Spain. The award includes a prize of € 5,000.

EuPA is the Federation of European National Proteomics Associations, and was founded in 2005 to coordinate and integrate national initiatives in the field of proteomics. Previous award winners include Ruedi Aebersold (ETH Zurch) and Amos Bairoch (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics).

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Monica van der Garde ,m.vandergarde@uu.nl, 06 - 13 66 14 38.