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Best Master’s Thesis Award 2017 to Nour Mozaffari


On January 30th 2017, Nour Lydia Mozaffari has been granted the Best Master’s Thesis Award 2017 for her work entitled: “Superresolution imaging of the TORC1 focus in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”.

The prize implemented by the NCCR Chemical Biology acknowledges exceptional achievement of a young scientist enrolled in the Master in Chemical Biology programme at UNIGE. The work of Nour Lydia Mozaffari has been selected on the basis of the following criteria: (1) great interdisciplinary value, (2) originality of the topic, (3) considerable research progress and maturity, (4) clarity of the written manuscript, (5) mastery of the domain as evidenced during the oral examination. She will receive a cash prize of CHF 2’000. The award also includes an invited special lecture on the occasion of the annual Retreat of the NCCR Chemical Biology in June.