Awards

ERC Consolidator Grants awarded

December 2, 2018

Profs. Dominik Bach, Melanie Greter and Fatih Yanik each received an ERC Consolidator Grant 2018 for their research projects. The grants of around 2.4 million Swiss francs (2 [...]

ZNZ PhD Grants 2018

December 2, 2018

Through the Bertha-Meierhofer Fund and a generous donation of the ZNZ Patronage, four young research groups were awarded with PhD Grants covering doctoral student salaries [...]

Ophthalmology Prize for Konrad Weber

October 1, 2018

Konrad Weber receives the Alfred-Vogt Award for simplifying the measurement of squint angles with a newly developed video system. Children and patients with congenital [...]

Pfizer Research Award

March 1, 2018

Two ZNZ members were among the winners of this year’s Pfizer research award. Dr. Thomas Wälchli and Dr. Dominik Bach received the award on February 1 in Zurich for their [...]

Helmchen in SNSF research council

December 3, 2017

Professor Fritjof Helmchen of the Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, has been elected as a new member of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Research [...]

Polymenidou EMBO Young Investigator

December 3, 2017

Prof. Magdalini Polymenidou has been elected as EMBO Young Investigator. She joins a network of some of the best upcoming group leaders in the life sciences in Europe and [...]

ERC grant for Rafael Polania

October 1, 2017

Rafael Polania was awarded the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He will receive CHF 1.7 million to conduct his research project on [...]

Isabelle Mansuy Fellow of EURASC

July 2, 2017

Prof. Isabelle Mansuy was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences in March 2017. This prestigious international association of distinguished scholars recognizes [...]

Aguzzi awarded major Belgian Prize

July 2, 2017

Prof. Adriano Aguzzi wins the Artois-Baillet Latour Health Prize 2017. He received the prize, worth 250,000 Euros from Queen Mathilde from Belgium. Adriano Aguzzi, Director [...]

New SNSF Professors @ ZNZ

April 2, 2017

Three ZNZ members have been awarded a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) professorship. The ZNZ congratulates Bigna Lenggenhager, Susanne Wegener and Ruxandra [...]
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