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Christian Lori awarded Faculty Prize 2017

On Friday, 24 November 2017, the University of Basel celebrated the 557th Dies academicus with a traditional ceremony in the St. Martin Church. On this auspicious occasion, major distinctions are awarded, including honorary doctorates as well as the university and faculty prizes. Christian Lori, postdoctoral fellow in the research group of Urs Jenal, is one of the awardees. He received the Prize of the Science Faculty for his outstanding PhD thesis, in which he gained important insights into the role of the bacterial signaling molecule c-di-GMP in chromosome replication and cell cycle progression. With the annually presented university and faculty prizes, the University specifically honors young researchers for their outstanding scientific work.