EMBOencounters | winter 2009/2010 | © 2009 EMBO
awards of excellence
❚ EMBO Young Investigators
European Research Council (ERC)
Henrik Kaessmann from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, has been selected to receive the Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) in its 2009 call for proposals. The ERC Starting Grants support early-career top research leaders who are about to establish or consolidate an independent research career in Europe. The grants are available to researchers in all fi elds of science, engineering, and scholarship.