Press photos Heineken Young Scientists Awards

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2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Biochemistry and Biophysics

220x267_celia_berkersCelia Berkers, researcher at the Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research (Utrecht, Netherlands).
Dr C.R. Berkers (33) is receiving the 2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Biochemistry and Biophysics for her research into the workings of the proteasome, a structure that breaks down proteins in biological cells.
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2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Medicine

220x267_alexander_vlaarAlexander Vlaar, researcher at the Academic Medical Centre (Amsterdam, Netherlands).
Dr A.P.J. Vlaar (32) is receiving the 2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Medicine for his research into acute lung injury, a serious side effect of blood transfusions in IC patients.
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2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Environmental Sciences

220x267_rob_middagRob Middag, researcher at the University of Otago (Dunedin, New Zealand).
Dr R. Middag (30) is receiving the 2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Environmental Sciences for his highly productive research into trace metals in the world’s oceans.
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2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for History

220x267_irene_van_renswoudeIrene van Renswoude, researcher at the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (The Hague, Netherlands).
Dr I. van Renswoude (46) is receiving the 2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for History for her research into the freedom of expression in late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages.
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2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Cognitive Science

220x267_martin_vinckMartin Vinck, researcher at Yale University (New Haven, USA).
Dr M. Vinck (30) is receiving the 2014 Heineken Young Scientists Award for Cognitive Science for his research into the role of electrical oscillation in cognitive processes.
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