2018 Gairdner Award Video: Davor Solter

Video March 27, 2018
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Davor Solter, who served as a Director at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics Freiburg from 1991-2006, was awarded the 2018 Canada Gairdner International Award together with Azim Surani of the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge (UK) for their discovery of genomic imprinting. Their pioneering work constitutes one of the foundations of the scientific fields of epigenetics and contributed to the understanding of a number of human developmental disorders. The Gairdner Award is Canada’s most prestigious scientific prize and recognizes world-renowned scientists for their transformative contributions to research that impact human health.

Read more in our press release: Davor Solter receives Gairdner Award 2018

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