Research Awards

Jürgen Wehland Prize

Andrea Ablasser received the Jürgen Wehland Award 2013 from Prof Dirk Heinz, Scientific Director of the HZI. ©HZI/Hallbauer und Fioretti

Since 2011 the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) honours excellent young researchers in the field of infection biology with the Jürgen Wehland Prize. The prize is named after the former Scientific Director of the HZI, Professor Jürgen Wehland. The Jürgen Wehland Prize is awarded annually by the HZI and the Friends of the HZI and includes prize money of 5,000 Euros. The award ceremony takes place during the scientific symposium “NoRDI”, which is held in honour of Professor Jürgen Wehland (www.helmholtz‐hzi.de/nordi). 

Further information on the application procedure can be found here.

Award Winners

2013 Dr Andrea Ablasser, Bonn University

2012 Dr Stephanie Bertram, Deutsches Primatenzentrum

2011 Dr Eike Steinmann, TWINCORE Hannover